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H.G. Wells

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H.G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. His most notable science fiction works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in four different years.

Wednesday Jun 7, 2017

H.G. Wells: Affliction

Affliction comes to us,

not to make us sad but sober,

not to make us sorry but wise.

Thursday Nov 10, 2016

H.G. Wells: The common sense of the morning

It sounds plausible enough tonight,
but wait until tomorrow.
Wait for the common sense of the morning.

Thursday May 5, 2016

H.G. Wells: Each moment of our life

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.

Thursday Mar 3, 2016

H.G. Wells: Our nationality

Our true nationality is mankind.

Monday Feb 22, 2016

H.G. Wells: What really matters

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Thursday Feb 11, 2016

H.G. Wells: Your journey

Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.