Tolerably early in life I discovered that one of the unpardonable sins, in the eyes of most people, is for a man to go about unlabeled. The world regards such a person as the police do an unmuzzled dog.
Thomas Henry Huxley Quotes
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.
If you were to put that man on a moor with nothing on but his shirt, he would become whatever he pleased.
To a person uninstructed in natural history, his country or sea-side stroll is a walk through a gallery filled with wonderful works of art, nine-tenths of which have their faces turned to the wall.
Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.
‘Infidel’ is a term of reproach, which Christians and Mohammedans, in their modesty, agree to apply to those who differ from them.
If individuality has no play, society does not advance; if individuality breaks out of all bounds, society perishes.
No human being, and no society of human beings, ever did, or ever will, come to much, unless their conduct was governed and guided by the love of some ethical ideal.
The animal world is about on a level of a gladiator’s show… whereby the strongest, the swiftest, and the cunningest live to fight another day.
Logical consequences are the scare-crows of fools and the beacons of wise men.