Thomas Huxley

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Thomas Huxley

Thomas Huxley

Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:43]
Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:56]
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:26]
I believe that history might be, and ought to be, taught in a new fashion so as to make the meaning of it as a process of evolution intelligible to the young. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:33]
I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:40]
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:52]
I take it that the good of mankind means the attainment, by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:59]
I took thought, and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:05]
If a man cannot do brain work without stimulants of any kind, he had better turn to hand work it is an indication on Nature's part that she did not mean him to be a head worker. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:21]
It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:54]
It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:22]
Learn what is true in order to do what is right. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:29]
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:40]
Misery is a match that never goes out. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:49]
My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:56]
My experience of the world is that things left to themselves don't get right. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:02]
Nothing can be more incorrect than the assumption one sometimes meets with, that physics has one method, chemistry another, and biology a third. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:20]
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:27]
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:33]
Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:38]
Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:45]
Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:09]
Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:29]
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:36]
Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation. More Thomas Huxley [09/02/2011 11:09:43]

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