Henry Ellis

Found 17 thoughts of Henry Ellis

Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?

Henry Ellis

A sublime faith in human imbecility has seldom led those who cherish it astray.

Henry Ellis

The byproduct is sometimes more valuable than the product.

Henry Ellis

What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

Henry Ellis

The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men.

Henry 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.

Henry 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.

Henry Ellis

The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

Henry Ellis

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.

Henry Ellis

Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.

Henry Ellis

"Charm" - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.

Henry Ellis

We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civilization.

Henry Ellis

The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought.

Henry Ellis

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

Henry Ellis

A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.

Henry Ellis

Every artist writes his own autobiography.

Henry Ellis

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

Henry Ellis