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Charles Darwin (Biologist)

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin life
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
Charles Darwin mystery
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Charles Darwin friendship
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
Charles Darwin men
At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.
Charles Darwin future
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Charles Darwin reason
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
Charles Darwin facts
I love fools' experiments. I am always making them.
Charles Darwin love
Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.
Charles Darwin real
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
Charles Darwin thoughts
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
Charles Darwin science
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Charles Darwin art
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin knowledge
How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.
Charles Darwin children
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
Charles Darwin light
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Charles Darwin animals
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
Charles Darwin truth
On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation.
Charles Darwin create
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Charles Darwin universe
I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
Charles Darwin read
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Charles Darwin nature
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Charles Darwin living
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others.
Charles Darwin past
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
Charles Darwin evil
We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Charles Darwin knowledge
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Charles Darwin change
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
Charles Darwin love
Even insects express anger, terror, jealousy, and love by the stridulation.
Charles Darwin love
Not one change of species into another is on record ... we cannot prove that a single species has been changed.
Charles Darwin change
[Alexander von Humboldt was the] greatest scientific traveller who ever lived.
Charles Darwin travel
...for the shield may be as important for victory, as the sword or spear.
Charles Darwin victory
I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
Charles Darwin shakespeare
Such simple instincts as bees making a beehive could be sufficient to overthrow my whole theory.
Charles Darwin
The formation of different languages and of distinct species and the proofs that both have been developed through a gradual process, are curiously parallel.
Charles Darwin language
... not one living species will transmit its unaltered likeness to a distant futurity.
Charles Darwin living
The most energetic workers I have encountered in my world travels are the vegetarian miners of Chile.
Charles Darwin work
The world will not be inherited by the strongest, it will be inherited by those most able to change.
Charles Darwin change

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