Quotation by Thomas Henry Huxley

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895), British biologist. letter, Sept. 23, 1860, to Charles Kingsley. Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, vol. 1, Leonard Huxley (1900).
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