H.G. Wells (Sep. 21, 1866 - 1946), British socialist author, best known for his forays into the science fiction genre: War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man a.m.o.
“Nature never appeals to intelligence until habit and instinct are useless. There is no intelligence where there is no need of change.” ― H.G. Wells, The Time Machine
Photo: Sepia half-tone reproduction of a photograph, 1901 by Elliott & Fry (National Portrait Gallery, London)