"The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties blind faith the one unpardonable sin."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Thomas Huxley on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Thomas Huxley on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Thomas Huxley on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Thomas Huxley on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."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."