Quotation Explorer - '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
The place where optimism flourishes the most is the lunatic asylum. - 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
Jealousy: that Dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. - Havelock Ellis
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands. - Havelock Ellis
What we call 'Progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Havelock Ellis
Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex. - Havelock Ellis
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it. - Havelock Ellis
‎All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Havelock Ellis
Every society has the criminals that it deserves. - Havelock Ellis
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness. - Havelock Ellis
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. - Havelock Ellis
The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place. - Havelock Ellis
Jealousy - that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive. - 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
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