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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).
         
   
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It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body.

R
Genius, as an explosive power, beats gunpowder hollow.
A
It is the first duty of a hypothesis to be intelligible.
N
Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness; but, nevertheless, what you get out depends on what you put in. . .
K
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is important.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "On Descartes' `Discourse Touching the method of Using One's Reason Rightly and of Seeking Scientific Truth'" (1870; published in Collected Essays, vol. 1, 1893).
R: In "A New Dictionary of Quotations," by H.L. Mencken, 1942.
A: "Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature."
N: "Geological Reform," (1869; published in Collected Essays, vol. 8, 1894).
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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