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T. H. Huxley
Thomas Huxley
T. H. Huxley.
BornMay 4, 1825
Ealing, England
DiedJune 29, 1895
Eastbourne, England
British writer and scientist. Passionate advocate of Darwinist evolutionism and the theory of natural selection. President of the Royal Society 1881-1885. Coined the word "agnostic."

The repository contains four quotes from T. H. Huxley.

ImaginationOpinionTruth

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

EducationIntelligence

The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make oneís mind a pleasant place in which to spend oneís time.

Knowledge

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

Motivation

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a manís foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.