Quote by Thomas Huxley : “The improver of natural knowledge”

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. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “Every great advance in natural”

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “The medieval university looked backwards”

The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “It is because the body”

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. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “Science reckons many prophets but”

Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “No delusion is greater than”

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “In science as in art”

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. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “Ecclesiasticism in science is only”

Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “Science and literature are not”

Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing. – Thomas Huxley

Quote by Thomas Huxley : “If a little knowledge is”

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