H. G. Wells
The past is but the past of a beginning.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
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.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Religion is pickled God.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
Strength is the outcome of need.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them.