Famous Best Havelock Ellis Quotes At starsquotes

Famous Best Havelock Ellis Quotes At starsquotes

The English physician, eugenics scholar, radical intellectual and social reformer, Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis, was educated in the fields of human sexuality from 2 February 1859 until 8 July 1939. In 1897 he co-authored the first textbook on homosexuality in English and published studies on a variety of sexual behaviors and inclinations, along with transgender psychology. Is he by whom credited? by incorporating the concepts of narcissism and self-eroticity which were later adopted by psychoanalysis.

To be a leader of men one must turn one’s back on men.

Havelock Ellis

It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it.

Havelock Ellis

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.

Havelock Ellis

The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.

Havelock Ellis

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.

Havelock Ellis

However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.

Havelock Ellis

I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.

Havelock Ellis

The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product.

Havelock Ellis

One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take.

Havelock Ellis

In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met with by the way.

Havelock Ellis

There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself.

Havelock Ellis

The omnipresent process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man’s or woman’s body, is the pattern of all the process of our life.

Havelock Ellis

If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other’s nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.

Havelock Ellis

The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite.

Havelock Ellis

The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.

Havelock Ellis

The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves.

Havelock Ellis
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