"Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Thomas Huxley on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Thomas Huxley on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Thomas Huxley on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Thomas Huxley on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Thomas Huxley on William Shakespeare
"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."