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Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939)
English sexual psychologist [more author details]
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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.
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Havelock Ellis
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.
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Havelock Ellis
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
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Havelock Ellis
What we call 'Progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
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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.
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Havelock Ellis, "The Dance of Life", 1923
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
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Havelock Ellis, Impressions and Comments (1914)
The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.
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Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life

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