Thomas Henry Huxley

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Thomas Henry Huxley (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

Huxley's famous 1860 debate with Samuel Wilberforce was a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution, and in his own career. Huxley had been planning to leave Oxford on t ...
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11 November 2014
No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
11 November 2014
My experience of the world is that things left to themselves don't get right.
11 November 2014
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 when he entered it.
11 November 2014
The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.
11 November 2014
Men can intoxicate themselves with ideas as effectually as with alcohol or with bang and produce, be dint of serious thinking, mental conditions hardly distinguishable from monomania.

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