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.

Havelock Ellis

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

Man is what he believes.

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Religion, whatever it is, is a man's total reaction upon life.

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Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to come to this day. This moment--this day--is as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day--each moment of this day--a heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.

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