More From H. G. Wells
- "The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other."
- "I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea."
- "We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century – for several centuries."
More In Beauty
- "It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the ’50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!"― Thom Gunn
- "I guess I just feel bad that I’m still going on bad dates when I should really be in a bad marriage by now."― Laura Kightlinger
- "Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?"― George Bernard Shaw