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Quotation by Thomas Henry Huxley
A Liberal Education Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews (1870) Aphorisms and Reflections selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907) from Reflection #114 selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907) from Reflection #122 selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907) from Reflection #228 selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907)
Protoplasm, simple or nucleated, is the formal basis of all life. It is the clay of the potter: which, bake it and paint it as he will, remains clay, separated by artifice, and not by nature from the commonest brick or sun-dried clod.
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895), British scientist, essayist. "On the Physical Basis of Life," (1868).
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