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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Thomas Henry Huxley. (1825–1895)
 
 
1
      If some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and wound up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
          Materialism and Idealism.
2
      If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is a man who has so much as to be out of danger?
          Science and Culture.
3
      Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
          The coming Age of the Origin of Species.
4
      It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies
and to end as superstitions.
          The coming Age of the Origin of Species.
5
      Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
          Animal Automatism.
6
      Veracity is the heart of morality.
          Universities actual and ideal.
7
      The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
          Technical Education.
 

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