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Thomas Huxley's Profile

Brief about Thomas Huxley: By info that we know Thomas Huxley was born at 1970-01-01. And also Thomas Huxley is English Scientist.

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Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.

Tags: Away, Time, Truth

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.

Tags: Give, Learn, Nature

Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.

Tags: Errors, May, Truths

Misery is a match that never goes out.

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Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.

Tags: Beautiful, Science, Sense

The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification.

Tags: Faith, Learned, Science

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.

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All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.

Tags: Run, Sense, Truth

Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.

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History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

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I took thought, and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'.

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Learn what is true in order to do what is right.

Tags: Learn, Order, True

Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.

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

Tags: Greatest, Life, Making

Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth.

Tags: Science, Truth

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

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My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.

Tags: Business, Fact, Try

My experience of the world is that things left to themselves don't get right.

Tags: Experience, Left, Themselves

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.

Tags: Either, Life, Science

Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit.

Tags: Human, Moral, Nature