Quotes by Havelock Ellis

It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.

Havelock Ellis

Jealousy - that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.

Havelock Ellis

Jealousy: that Dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.

Havelock Ellis

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.

Havelock Ellis

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.

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The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go.

Havelock Ellis

The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.

Havelock Ellis

The place where optimism flourishes the most is the lunatic asylum.

Havelock Ellis

The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.

Havelock Ellis

Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.

Havelock Ellis

What we call 'Progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

Havelock Ellis

What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

Havelock Ellis

This started off as a father-daughter adventure, and it's gotten wonderfully out of hand...I'm going to fly till I die.

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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

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