Quotes by: Havelock Ellis
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
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.
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.
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.
The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.
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.