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Thomas H. Huxley Quotes

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

~ Thomas H. Huxley

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it.

~ Thomas H. Huxley
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