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Havelock Ellis Quotes & Quotations
Havelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met along the way. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    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. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it. Havelock-EllisHavelock Ellis
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    What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. Havelock-Ellis/">Havelock Ellis