Thomas Huxley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Thomas Huxley quotes, Thomas Huxley sayings, and Thomas Huxley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. Thomas Huxley
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand. Thomas Huxley
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity. Thomas Huxley
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady. Thomas Huxley
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions. Thomas Huxley
It is not to be forgotten that what we can rational grounds for our benefits are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts. Thomas Huxley