"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."H. G. Wells on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."H. G. Wells on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."H. G. Wells on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."H. G. Wells on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."H. G. Wells on Thomas Jefferson
"Beauty is in the heart of the beholder."
"In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table."
"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft."
"There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile."
"History is a race between education and catastrophe."