There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.
More Quotes from Thomas Huxley:The best men of the best epochs are simply those who make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins.
Infidel' is a term of reproach, which Christians and Mohammedans, in their modesty, agree to apply to those who differ from them
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit.
My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
The Bible account of the creation of Eve is a preposterous fable
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.
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