The saying that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing is, to my mind, a very dangerous adage. If knowledge is real and genuine, I do not believe that it is other than a very valuable possession, however infinitesimal its quantity may be. Indeed, if a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

T. H. Huxley (1825-1895) English biologist [Thomas Henry Huxley]
“On Elemental Instruction in Physiology” (1877)
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