Henry Huxley

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    Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self- respect, are the qualities which make a real gentleman, or lady, as distinguished from the veneered article which commonly goes by that name.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    The only people, scientific or other, who never make mistakes are those who do nothing.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    After all, what is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence? One reads to tickle and amuse one’s mind; one reads, above all, to prevent oneself thinking.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)