Thomas Henry Huxley

Ealing, London
Thomas Henry Huxley
Ealing, London

Quotes

11 November 2014
There is but one right, and the possibilities of wrong are infinite.
11 November 2014
Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.
11 November 2014
Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.
11 November 2014
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
11 November 2014
My belief is that no being and no society composed of human beings ever did, or ever will, come to much unless their conduct was governed and guided by the love of some ethical ideal.
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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