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Huxley, Thomas - Miscellaneous quotes

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002967

Type of Spiritual Experience

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A description of the experience

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing.

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact

The strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone.

There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued

Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something

The source of the experience

Huxley, Thomas

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