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#1. The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#2. We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civilization. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#3. There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#4. The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#5. The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#6. Dreams are real while they last. Can we say more of life? - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#7. Those persons who are burning to display heroism may rest assured that the course of social evolution will offer them every opportunity. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#8. The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#9. When love is suppressed hate takes its place. - Author: H. Havelock Ellis
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#10. Am I destined for hell for my sin? # - Author: Steven Havelock
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#11. palpable. Havelock shifted slightly, pushing himself higher in - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#12. Man lives by imagination. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#13. Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#14. A scholar like myself who is not a Sinologist and yet ventures the proposition that Chinese languages should be rewritten in the Greek alphabet (or "Romanized", to use the current term) is treading on uncharted territory (for him) and does so at his peril. - Author: Eric A. Havelock
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#15. A religion can no more afford to degrade its Devil than to degrade its God. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#16. The conflict of forces and the struggle of opposing wills are of the essence of our universe and alone hold it together. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#17. The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#18. Beauty is the child of love. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#19. Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#20. Downstairs Peter Beste-Chetwynde mixed himself another brandy and soda and turned a page in Havelock Ellis, which, next to The Wind in the Willows, was his favourite book. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#21. No faith is our own that we have not arduously won. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#22. Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#23. We cannot remain consistent with the world save by growing inconsistent with our past selves. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#24. A sublime faith in human imbecility has seldom led those who cherish it astray. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#25. If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#26. All progress in literary style lies in the heroic resolve to cast aside accretions and exuberances, all the conventions of a past age that were once beautiful because alive and are now false because dead. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#27. So far as business and money are concerned, a country gains nothing by a successful war, even though that war involves the acquisition of immense new provinces. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#28. Every society has the criminals that it deserves. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#29. Every artist writes his own autobiography. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#30. The spirits of Havelock Ellis, Magnus Hirschfeld and Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebbing waft through the text to lend 'The Third Sex' an air of scientific authority. - Author: Stacey D'Erasmo
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#31. The immense value of becoming acquainted with a foreign language is that we are thereby led into a new world of tradition and thought and feeling. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#32. It is the little writer rather than the great writer who seems never to quote, and the reason is that he is never really doing anything else. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#33. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#34. Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#35. One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#36. Both Ruth and Ted visited him together and in separate sessions. - Author: Walter Terry
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#37. Mankind is becoming a single unit, and that for a unit to fight against itself is suicide. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#38. A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#39. The omnipresent process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man's or woman's body, is the pattern of all the process of our life. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#40. Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#41. All civilisation has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#42. The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#43. The husband - by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure as legitimately the prime motive for activity. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#44. The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#45. To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#46. Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#47. The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#48. There is nothing more fragile than civilization. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#49. In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met with by the way. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#50. However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#51. The great writer finds style as the mystic finds God, in his own soul. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#52. Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#53. Philosophy is a purely personal matter. A genuine philosopher's credo is the outcome of a single complex personality; it cannot be transferred. No two persons, if sincere, can have the same philosophy. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#54. For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#55. Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life? - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#56. Reproduction is so primitive and fundamental a function of vital organisms that the mechanism by which it is assured is highly complex and not yet clearly understood. It is not necessarily connected with sex, nor is sex necessarily connected with reproduction. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#57. Einstein is notmerely an artist in his moments of leisure and play, as a great statesman may play golf or a great soldier grow orchids. He retains the same attitude in the whole of his work. He traces science to its roots in emotion, which is exactly where art is also rooted. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#58. Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#59. Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#60. The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. - Author: Lara Chapman
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#61. What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#62. The world's greatest thinkers have often been amateurs; for high thinking is the outcome of fine and independent living, and for that a professional chair offers no special opportunities. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#63. The modesty of women, which, in its most primitive form among animals, is based on sexual periodicity, is, with that periodicity, an essential condition of courtship. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#64. It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained, and that if we wish to improve our morals we must first improve our knowledge. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#65. No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#66. There is held to be no surer test of civilization than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognizable poisons, so that their consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilization altogether. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#67. There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#68. A lesson for you, Mr. Grim: Intending an action and doing it are far from the same thing. Until you are right there, with the choice in front of you, you can only guess what you might do, and what your character might be. Are you hero or coward? Often you will guess wrong. - Author: Violet Haberdasher
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#69. Heroes exterminate each other for the benefit of people who are not heroes. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#70. No practical definition of freedom would be completely without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is the freedom upon which all the others are based.
-Lord Havelock Vetinari- - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#71. The absence of a flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#72. What we call 'morals' is simply blind obedience to words of command. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#73. 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. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#74. Eugenics has always been the escape valve of single payer socialized medicine. Havelock Ellis was writing about them as one and the same prior to the fin-de-siecle. Culling out of control population growth and the economic drain of the incurably sick has always been a part of socialized medicine. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#75. In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#76. The aesthetic pleasure of dance is a secondary reflection of the primary, vital joy of courtship. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#77. The second great channel through which the impulse towards the control of procreation for the elevation of the race is entering into practical life is by the general adoption, by the educated - of methods for the prevention of conception except when conception is deliberately desired. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#78. Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#79. Imagination is a poor substitute for experience. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#80. It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#81. The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#82. Sexual pleasure, wisely used and not abused, may prove the stimulus and liberator of our finest and most exalted activities. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#83. The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#84. To make a mountain out of a mole-hill. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#85. It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#86. The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#87. I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#88. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#89. The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#90. The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#91. Where there is most labour there is not always most life. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#92. Dancing as an art, we may be sure, cannot die out, but will always be undergoing a rebirth. Not merely as an art, but also as a social custom, it perpetually emerges afresh from the soul of the people. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#93. Here, where we reach the sphere of mathematics, we are among processes which seem to some the most inhuman of all human activities and the most remote from poetry. Yet it is here that the artist has the fullest scope of his imagination. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#94. To live remains an art which everyone must learn, and which no one can teach. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#95. Life is livable because we know that wherever we go most of the people we meet will be restrained in their actions towards us by an almost instinctive network of taboos. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#96. It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#97. The mother is really a more immediate parent than the father because one is born from the mother, and the first experience of any infant is the mother. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#98. At the present day the crude theory of the sexual impulse held on one side, and the ignorant rejection of theory altogether on the other side, are beginning to be seen as both alike unjustified. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#99. Doors and corners are always dangerous, because you're moving into something without being sure what's there. By the time you see the enemy, you're exposed to them." "Sir?" Havelock - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#100. The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with which it assails our sense of hearing. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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