Quotation by Thomas Henry Huxley

It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body.
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895), British biologist. Collected Essays (1893). "On Descartes' 'Discourse Touching The Method Of Using One's Reason Rightly And Of Seeking Scientific Truth'," vol. 1 (1870).
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