"Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Thomas Huxley on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Thomas Huxley on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Thomas Huxley on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Thomas Huxley on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Thomas Huxley on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."
"Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother."