Quotes by Thomas H. Huxley

Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.

Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.

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

I have no faith, very little hope, and as much charity as I can afford.

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

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing.

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.

The strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone.

There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.