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Thomas Henry Huxley
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The Progress of Science (1887): "But any one who is practically acquainted with scientific work is aware that those who refuse to go..."
Thomas Henry Huxley
Source/Notes:
Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, by Leonard Huxley, 1901, p. 164


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Thomas Henry Huxley
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Born: May 4, 1825

Died: June 29, 1895 (aged 70)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Scientist

Bio: Thomas Henry Huxley was an English biologist, known as Darwin's Bulldog for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

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In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gold. From the point of view of the lawful owner this gold is a gift; Form the point of view of the burglar it is a theft. He must go and give it back. It is the same with our existence. We have stolen a little of God's being to make it ours. God has made us a gift of it. But we have stolen it. We must return it.

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