No mistake is so commonly made by clever people as that of assuming a cause to be bad because the arguments of its supporters are, to a great extent, nonsensical
Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.
All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as...
Logical consequences are the scare-crows of fools and the beacons of wise men
'Infidel' is a term of reproach, which Christians and Mohammedans, in their modesty, agree to...
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they...
The doctrine that all men are, in any sense, or have been, at any time,...
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as...
The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules...
Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly...
It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the...
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do...
The more scholastically educated a man is generally, the more he is an emotional boor.
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is...
Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man
In the practice of tolerance, ones enemy is the best teacher.