Charles Darwin Quotes


39 Charles Darwin quotes:



"An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most 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."
"I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection."
"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed."
"It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine."
"Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits."
"Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence."
"On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation."
"The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference."
"Believing as I do that man in the distant future will be a far more perfect creature than he now is, it is an intolerable thought that he and all other sentient beings are doomed to complete annihilation after such long-continued slow progress"
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"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."
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"The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts."
"I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions."
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"The evolution of the human race will not be accomplished in the ten thousand years of tame animals, but in the million years of wild animals, because man is and will always be a wild animal."
"How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children"
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"it is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance."
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"The highest stage in moral ure at which we can arrive is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts."
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"There is something referred to as the 'Darwin industry' in science."
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"See. It's just a theory!"
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