Facts about Havelock Ellis

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Havelock Ellis was a famous Psychologist from United Kingdom, who lived between February 2, 1859 and July 8, 1939.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Havelock.

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Famous quotes by Havelock Ellis (27)


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"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations"
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"The place where optimism flourishes most is the lunatic asylum"
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"Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing"
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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"
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"The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product"
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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"
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"There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion"
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"The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place"
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"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"
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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"
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"When love is suppressed hate takes its place"
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"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"
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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"
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"Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy"
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"Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life"
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"There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it"
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"The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves"
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"No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace"
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"It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success"


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