Thomas Henry Huxley quotes

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The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge.... The modern university looks forward ...
The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nat ...
Science is, I believe, nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accu ...
That which endures is not one or another association of living forms, but the process of which the cosmos is the product, and of w ...
As a natural process, of the same character as the development of a tree from its seed, or of a fowl from its egg, evolution exclu ...
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever a ...
It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artifi ...
Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
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