Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist and comparative anatomist
Thomas Henry Huxley was an English biologist and anthropologist specialising in comparative anatomy. He has become known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
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The mathematician starts with a few propositions, the proof of which is so obvious that they are called self-evident, and the rest of his work consists of subtle deductions from them. The teaching of languages, at any rate as ordinarily practiced, is of the same general nature authority and tradition furnish the data, and the mental operations are deductive.
It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.
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