If only I had thought of a Kodak! I could have flashed that glimpse of the Under-world in a second, and examined it at leisure.
("The Time Machine")
More Quotes from H.G. Wells:The too perfect security of the Upper-worlders had led them to a slow movement of degeneration, a general dwindling in size strength and intelligence.
Very simple was my explanation, and plausible enough---as most wrong theories are!
The man was running away with the rest, and selling his papers for a shilling each as he ran-a grotesque mingling of profit and panic.
For after the Battle comes quiet.
In the next place, wonderful as it seems in a sexual world, the Martians were absolutely without sex, and therefore without any of the tumultuous emotions that arise...
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We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured.
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
We leave traces of ourselves wherever we go, on whatever we touch.