20 Thomas Henry Huxley Quotes

20 Thomas Henry Huxley Quotes

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Physical science therefore rests on verified or uncontradicted hypotheses; and, such being the case, it is not surprising that a great condition of its progress has been the invention of verifiable hypotheses.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Physical science therefore rests on verified or uncontradicted hypotheses; and, such being the case, it is not surprising that a great condition of its progress has been the invention of verifiable hypotheses.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Physical science is one and indivisible.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Physical science is one and indivisible.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Nevertheless, it is possible for anyone, who has familiarised himself with the operations of science in one department, to comprehend the significance, and even to form a general estimate of the value, of the achievements of specialists in other departments.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Nevertheless, it is possible for anyone, who has familiarised himself with the operations of science in one department, to comprehend the significance, and even to form a general estimate of the value, of the achievements of specialists in other departments.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - I may hope, therefore, that my chance of escaping serious errors is as good as that of anyone else, who might have been persuaded to undertake the somewhat perilous enterprise in which I find myself engaged.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - I may hope, therefore, that my chance of escaping serious errors is as good as that of anyone else, who might have been persuaded to undertake the somewhat perilous enterprise in which I find myself engaged.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The great steps in its progress have been made, are made, and will be made, by men who seek knowledge simply because they crave for it.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The great steps in its progress have been made, are made, and will be made, by men who seek knowledge simply because they crave for it.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The question of the position of man, as an animal, has given rise to much disputation, with the result of proving that there is no anatomical or developmental character by which he is more widely distinguished from the group of animals most nearly allied to him, than they are from one another.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The question of the position of man, as an animal, has given rise to much disputation, with the result of proving that there is no anatomical or developmental character by which he is more widely distinguished from the group of animals most nearly allied to him, than they are from one another.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - 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. And, in scientific inquiry, at any rate, it is to that one or two that we must look for light and guidance.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - 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. And, in scientific inquiry, at any rate, it is to that one or two that we must look for light and guidance.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - In so far as matter may be conceived to exist in a purely passive state, it is, imaginably, older than motion.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - In so far as matter may be conceived to exist in a purely passive state, it is, imaginably, older than motion.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - There is no study better fitted than that of geology to impress upon men of general culture that conviction of the unbroken sequence of the order of natural phenomena, throughout the duration of the universe, which is the great, and perhaps the most important, effect of the increase of natural knowledge.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - There is no study better fitted than that of geology to impress upon men of general culture that conviction of the unbroken sequence of the order of natural phenomena, throughout the duration of the universe, which is the great, and perhaps the most important, effect of the increase of natural knowledge.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - It should never be forgotten that what we call 'catastrophes,' are, in relation to the earth, changes, the equivalents of which would be well represented by the development of a few pimples, or the scratch of a pin, on a man's head.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - It should never be forgotten that what we call 'catastrophes,' are, in relation to the earth, changes, the equivalents of which would be well represented by the development of a few pimples, or the scratch of a pin, on a man's head.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - I cannot discover that any contemporary physicist or chemist believes in the real indivisibility of atoms, or in an interatomic matterless vacuum.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - I cannot discover that any contemporary physicist or chemist believes in the real indivisibility of atoms, or in an interatomic matterless vacuum.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - It seems safe to look forward to the time when the conception of attractive and repulsive forces, having served its purpose as a useful piece of scientific scaffolding, will be replac

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - It seems safe to look forward to the time when the conception of attractive and repulsive forces, having served its purpose as a useful piece of scientific scaffolding, will be replac

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The doctrine of specific heat originated in the eighteenth century. It means that the same mass of a body, under the same circumstances, always requires the same quantity of heat to raise it to a given temperature, but that equal masses of different bodies require different quantities.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - The doctrine of specific heat originated in the eighteenth century. It means that the same mass of a body, under the same circumstances, always requires the same quantity of heat to raise it to a given temperature, but that equal masses of different bodies require different quantities.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - That a particular molecular motion does give rise to a state of consciousness is experimentally certain; but the how and why of the process are just as inexplicable as in the case of the communication of kinetic energy by impact.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - That a particular molecular motion does give rise to a state of consciousness is experimentally certain; but the how and why of the process are just as inexplicable as in the case of the communication of kinetic energy by impact.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Two centuries ago England was devastated by the plague; cleanliness and common sense were enough to free us from its ravages. One century since, small-pox was almost as great a scourge; science, though working empirically, and almost in the dark, has reduced that evil to relative insignificance.

Thomas Henry Huxley - The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century - Two centuries ago England was devastated by the plague; cleanliness and common sense were enough to free us from its ravages. One century since, small-pox was almost as great a scourge; science, though working empirically, and almost in the dark, has reduced that evil to relative insignificance.

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