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A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells

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Every economic dissertation and discussion reminds one more strongly than the last of the game of croquet Alice played in Wonderland.

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I feel to think, he thinks to feel. It is I and my kind that have the wider range, because we can be impersonal as well as personal. We can escape ourselves.

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Modern war, modern international hostility is, I believe, possible only through the stupid illiteracy of the mass of men and the conceit and intellectual indolence of rulers and those who feed the public mind.

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Perfection is the mere repudiation of that ineluctable marginal inexactitude which is the mysterious inmost quality of being.

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It is good to stop by the track for a space, put aside the knapsack, wipe the brows, and talk a little of the upper slopes of the mountain we think we are climbing, would but the trees let us see it.

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Let us drink more particularly to the coming of the day when men beyond there will learn to distinguish between qualitative and quantitative questions, to temper good intentions with good intelligence, and righteousness with wisdom. One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.

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Down the mountain we shall go and down the passes, and as the valleys open the world will open, Utopia, where men and women are happy and laws are wise, and where all that is tangled and confused in human affairs has been unravelled and made right.

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Nothing endures, nothing is precise and certain (except the mind of a pedant), perfection is the mere repudiation of that ineluctable marginal inexactitude which is the mysterious inmost quality of Being.

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The fertilising conflict of individualities is the ultimate meaning of the personal life.

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Until under the stimulus of accumulating material, accumulating investments or other circumstances, the tide of private enterprise flowed again.

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