Havelock Ellis

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Havelock Ellis

Havelock Ellis

A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.More Havelock Ellis [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:00]
Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:12]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:17]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:28]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:39]
In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met along the way.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:43]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:50]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:56]
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:06]
Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:17]
Socialism also brings us up against the hard rock of eugenic fact which, if we neglect it, will dash our most beautiful social construction to fragments.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:22]
Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:28]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:33]
The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:40]
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.More Havelock Ellis [09/11/2011 03:09:46]

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