Thomas Huxley

Thomas Huxley

English zoologist and educator
It may be well to remember that the highest level of moral aspiration recorded in history was reached by a few ancient Jews--Micah, Isaiah, and the rest--who took no count whatever of what might not happen to them after death. It is not obvious to me why the same point should not by and by be reached by the Gentiles.More Thomas Huxley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The question of all questions for humanity, the problem which lies behind all others and is more interesting than any of them, is that of the determination of man's place in nature and his relation to the cosmos.More Thomas Huxley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!More Thomas Huxley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It ought not to be unpleasant to say that which one honestly believes or disbelieves. That it so constantly is painful to do so, is quite enough obstacle to the progress of mankind in that most valuable of all qualities, honesty of word or of deed.More Thomas Huxley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The antagonism between science and religion, about which we hear so much, appears to me to be purely factitiousfabricated, on the one hand, by short-sighted religious people who confound a certain branch of science, theology, with religion; and, on the other, by equally short-sighted scientific people who forget that science takes for its province only that which is susceptible of clear intellectual comprehension; and that, outside the boundaries of that province, they must be content with imagination, with hope, and wMore Thomas Huxley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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