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Kilde:

Gjengitt i Selected works of Thomas H. Huxley (1893).

Engelsk:

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

Del av:

Still, I should like to remind you at the end of it all, that success on an occasion of this kind, valuable and important as it is, is in reality only putting the foot upon one rung of the ladder which leads upwards; and that the rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

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Thomas Henry Huxley

Nasjonalitet: britisk
Tittel: naturforsker
Levde: 1825 - 1895

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