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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.

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.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace.

Havelock Ellis

Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

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.

Havelock Ellis

The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations.

Havelock Ellis
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