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Thomas Henry Huxley
(1825-1895) born on
May 04
English biologist. He was an advocate of Darwin's natural selection theory and named the phylum Coelenterata (Jellyfish).
         
   
F
A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

R
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
A
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
N
The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
K
No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of motherwit, either in science or in practical life.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
R: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Practical Cogitator," by Francis Galton.
K: "On the Advisableness of Improving Natural Knowledge" in "Collected Essays," vol. 1, 1893.
   


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