"I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Thomas Huxley on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Thomas Huxley on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Thomas Huxley on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Thomas Huxley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Thomas Huxley on Booker T. Washington
"In science, as in art, and, as I believe, in every other sphere of human activity, there may be wisdom in a multitude of counsellors, but it is only in one or two of them."
"Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic."
"The best men of the best epochs are simply those who make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins."
"My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations."
"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body."