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22 Famous Quotes by Thomas Henry Huxley

The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.

Universe Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Zeal Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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It sounds paradoxical to say the attainment of scientific truth has been effected, to a great extent, by the help of scientific errors

Scientists Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Education is the instruction of the intellect in the laws of Nature.

Education Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.

Consequences Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.

Harm Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only hold man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Politics / government Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Politics / government Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Thought is the labour of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Psychological subjects Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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In matters of intellect, follow your reason as far as it will take you, without regard for any other consideration.

Psychological subjects Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Veracity is the heart of morality.

Psychological subjects Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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The foundation of all morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying; to give up pretending to believe that for which there is no evidence, and repeating unintelligible propositions about things beyond the possibilities of knowledge.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.

Society Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.

Society Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. - Life and Letters of Thomas Huxley.

Society Quotes, by Thomas Henry Huxley

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