Havelock Ellis Quotes & Sayings

59 most famous Havelock Ellis quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an English psychologist who passed away on 8 July, 1939.

Havelock Ellis Quotes
“Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“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 Quotes
“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 Quotes
“The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.”
“The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“Man lives by imagination.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.”
Havelock Ellis Quotes
“All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.”

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