Thomas Huxley Quotes

No human being or society ... ever did or ever will come to much unless their conduct was governed and guided by the love of some ethical ideal

 
Context
In his view, the ethical ideal could, but need not be a religion, but could include idealistic aspects of secular humanism or political ideal.
Thomas Huxley
Thomas Huxley
  • Born: May 4, 1825
  • Died: June 29, 1895
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Scientist

Thomas Henry Huxley PC PRS HFRSE FLS FRS was an English biologist specialising in comparative anatomy. He is known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.