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Top 54 H. G. Wells Quotes on Life (INSPIRATION)

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“There is no upper limit to what individuals are capable of doing with their minds. There is no age limit that bars them from beginning. There is no obstacle that cannot be overcome if they persist and believe.”

H. G. Wells
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.Pin
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is or has been is but the twilight of the dawn.Pin
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is or has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
The true strength of the human intellect lies not in seeing what is immediately before us, but in anticipating what comes next.Pin
The true strength of the human intellect lies not in seeing what is immediately before us, but in anticipating what comes next.
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.Pin
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.Pin
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Let your love be stronger than your hate or anger. Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.Pin
Let your love be stronger than your hate or anger. Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.
Our true nationality is mankind.Pin
Our true nationality is mankind.
The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.Pin
The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.
Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.Pin
Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you’ve been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.Pin
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters.Pin
If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.Pin
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.Pin
The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.

20 Inspirational H. G. Wells Quotes About Life

“The true strength of rulers and empires lies not in armies or emotions, but in the belief of men that they are inflexibly open and truthful and legal. As soon as a government departs from that standard it ceases to be anything more than ‘the gang in possession,’ and its days are numbered.”

H. G. Wells
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.Pin
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.Pin
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.Pin
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.Pin
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
Find the thing you want to do most intensely, make sure that’s it, and do it with all your might. If you live, well and good. If you die, well and good. Your purpose is done.Pin
Find the thing you want to do most intensely, make sure that’s it, and do it with all your might. If you live, well and good. If you die, well and good. Your purpose is done.
When a man realizes his littleness, his greatness can appear.Pin
When a man realizes his littleness, his greatness can appear.

“Civilization is in a race between education and catastrophe. Let us learn the truth and spread it as far and wide as our circumstances allow. For the truth is the greatest weapon we have.”

H. G. Wells
If your life doesn't end in failure, you haven't reached high enough. So it was failure I had to achieve.Pin
If your life doesn’t end in failure, you haven’t reached high enough. So it was failure I had to achieve.
If the world does not please you, you can change it.Pin
If the world does not please you, you can change it.
Success is to be measured not by wealth, power, or fame, but by the ratio between what a man is and what he might be.Pin
Success is to be measured not by wealth, power, or fame, but by the ratio between what a man is and what he might be.
Strength is the outcome of need.Pin
Strength is the outcome of need.
You are not mechanics, you are warriors. You have been trained, not to think, but to do.Pin
You are not mechanics, you are warriors. You have been trained, not to think, but to do.
If we don't end war, war will end us.Pin
If we don’t end war, war will end us.
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.Pin
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.Pin
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.Pin
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.
He who does not contemplate the future is destined to be overwhelmed by it.Pin
He who does not contemplate the future is destined to be overwhelmed by it.
Once you lose yourself, you have two choices find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.Pin
Once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.Pin
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

20 H. G. Wells Quotes that Will Make You Think

“The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive ‘policies’ and ‘Plans’ of the Russian experiment. Americans shirk the word ‘socialism’, but what else can one call it?”

H. G. Wells
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.Pin
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
The cat, which is a solitary beast, is single minded and goes its way alone, but, the dog, like his master, is confused in his mind.Pin
The cat, which is a solitary beast, is single minded and goes its way alone, but, the dog, like his master, is confused in his mind.
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.Pin
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State’s failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.

“A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men’s lives should not stake their own.”

H. G. Wells
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.Pin
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Advertising is legalized lying.Pin
Advertising is legalized lying.

“While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.”

H. G. Wells
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.Pin
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.Pin
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.

“There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.”

H. G. Wells
Cynicism is humor in ill health.Pin
Cynicism is humor in ill health.
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law.Pin
The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf – it’s almost a law.
Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.Pin
Some people bear three kinds of trouble – the ones they’ve had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.

“The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.”

H. G. Wells
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.Pin
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.Pin
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.Pin
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
I had rather be called a journalist than an artist.Pin
I had rather be called a journalist than an artist.
Everyone leaves the world a little better some by leaving.Pin
Everyone leaves the world a little better some by leaving.
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