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The dogma of the infallibility of the Bible is no more self-evident than is that of the infallibility of the popes


Thomas Henry Huxley

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THOMAS HUXLEY
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless ...
THOMAS HUXLEY
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
THOMAS HUXLEY
There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics none in which there is more need...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Perhaps the most valuable result of al education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you ha...
THOMAS HUXLEY
My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harm...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Surely there is a time to submit to guidance and a time to take one's own way at all hazards.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The only question which any wise man can ask himself, and which any honest man will ask himself, is ...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and v...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Nothing can be more incorrect than the assumption one sometimes meets with, that physics has one met...
THOMAS HUXLEY
The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Teach a man to rea...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Learn what is true in order to do what is right.
THOMAS HUXLEY
A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The great tragedy of science -- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had...
THOMAS HUXLEY
It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.
THOMAS HUXLEY
A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The struggle for existence holds as much in the intellectual as in the physical world. A theory is a...
THOMAS HUXLEY
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grou...
THOMAS HUXLEY
The only freedom I care about is the freedom to do right; the freedom to do wrong I am ready to part...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The Bible has been the Magna Carta of the poor and of the oppressed.
THOMAS HUXLEY
In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, ske...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly...
THOMAS HUXLEY
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is r...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by ...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Time, whose tooth gnaws away at everything else, is powerless against truth.
THOMAS HUXLEY
The great tragedy of science -- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
THOMAS HUXLEY
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which form...
THOMAS HUXLEY
Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life of t...
THOMAS HUXLEY
I believe that history might be, and ought to be, taught in a new fashion so as to make the meaning ...
THOMAS HUXLEY
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an il...
THOMAS HUXLEY
If a man cannot do brain work without stimulants of any kind, he had better turn to hand work it is ...
THOMAS HUXLEY
I grew up in a rural area, I was from kind of a poor family and my parents weren't showbiz peopl...
HENRY THOMAS
I think there will be a lot of factors that will go into it, but having a chance to play for a champ...
HENRY THOMAS
He appeals to corporate America because he does have a clean-cut image. He has no tattoos. At the sa...
HENRY THOMAS
I'm not surprised. It's obviously had a chilling effect on free-agent signings. But that's the way i...
HENRY THOMAS
I can't stay in L.A. too long or it starts to grow on me in a bad way.
HENRY THOMAS
He played like I saw him play in the summer league and the fall league. He was just relaxing and let...
HENRY THOMAS
When we raise these rates, people will use less. That's a goal we want to achieve.
HENRY THOMAS
I think Converse is betting on it.
HENRY THOMAS