105 Total Quotes

H.+G. Wells Quotes

H. G. Wells
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.
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The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
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#English Author #Crisis

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The pieces of DNA you find in the Y-chromosome don't go through the same shuffling process that other DNA undergoes, so it is easier to trace,
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#DNA

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The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
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#Getting Ahead

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While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.
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Rest enough for the individual man, too much and too soon, and we call it death. But for man, no rest and no ending. He must go on, conquest beyond conquest. First this little planet and all its winds and ways, and then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him. Then the planets about him, and, at last, out across immensities to the stars. And when he has conquered all the deep space, and all the mysteries of time, still he will be beginning.
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#Death

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Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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#English Author #Adulthood

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In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
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#Reform #England

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This is a giant leap forward for field expeditions everywhere,
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#Challenges

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IBM is helping to greatly advance and expedite quality sampling while providing our project investigators peace of mind that the information they are gathering is securely stored and protected.
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#Mind

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And the goal is to sample DNA from people all over the world, both indigenous populations and the general public,
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#People

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We want everybody to have a chance to participate in this, because it is really the story of all of us, that's what we are trying to figure out.
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#Experience

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So what we can answer [as geneticists] is questions about biology, about biological ancestry. But to make any sense of that historically we have to contextualize it -- the archaeology, the linguistic pattern, even the climatology,
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#Ancestry

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So it really is a synthetic effort to understand our common past.
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#Pressure

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The project is to focus on reconstructing how humans moved around the world, to tell of their migratory routes,
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#Focus

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With the Toubou we are hoping to find out who were the first people to settle in the Sahara,
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#People

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We believe that some of Adam's characteristics can still be seen in Southern Africa but we need to find out what they are,
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#Africa #Empathy

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We believe that some of Adam's characteristics can still be seen in Southern Africa but we need to find out what they are.
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#Africa

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It was tough going. His world was in the grips of the last Ice Age. In Southern Africa it was drier than now, water was difficult to obtain and so were animals,
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#Age And Aging

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Every drop of human blood contains a history book written in the language of our genes.
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#History

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We are going through a process of mass cultural extinction.
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#Cultural

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If we don't end war, war will end us.
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A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
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History is a race between education and catastrophe.
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#Education #History And Historians

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The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
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#Adversity