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'Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.'

'Advertising is legalized lying.'

'It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.'

'Cynicism is humour in ill health.'

'Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.'

'History is a race between education and catastrophe.'

'If we don't end war, war will end us.'

'If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.'

'In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table'

'Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.'

'Our true nationality is mankind.'

'The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.'

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

Born in Bromley, Kent
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http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9076509/H-G-Wells Biog from Britannica

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He threatens many that hath injured one - Ben Jonson
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Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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