Thomas Huxley

1825 - 1895

A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on mistake, conclusion, opinions, worthless, and badly argued

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

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Thomas H. Huxley

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

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on heart and morality

Veracity is the heart of morality.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

Source: Universities, Actual & Ideal

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on crime, mankind, medicine, suffering, and wisdom

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

Source: Science and Education, 1868.

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on reason and wisdom

Let us have "sweet girl graduates" by all means. They will be none the less sweet for a little wisdom; and the "golden hair" will not curl less gracefully outside the head by reason of there being brains within.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

Source: Emancipation—Black and White, 1865

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley

I care not what subject is taught if only it be taught well.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on accuracy, common sense, logic, observation, and science

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on facts, science, and work

In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on delusion, life, motherhood, practicality, science, and wit

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother wit, either in science or in practical life.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

Source: "On the Advisableness of Improving Natural Knowledge" in "Collected Essays," vol. 1, 1893.

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley

It is not who is right, but what is right, that is important.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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