Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

English scientist and biologist

Lived from: 1809-1882

Category: Science

Quotes: Charles Darwin

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    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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    A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
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    I am not the least afraid to die.
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    I hate every wave of the ocean, with a fervor
    Source: Letter to W.D. Fox, 15 februari 1836
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    I love fools experiments. I am always making them.
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    If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
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    It has been a bitter mortification for me to digest the conclusion that the 'race is for the strong' and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science.
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    It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
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    It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
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    The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
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    The voyage of the "Beagle" has been by far the most important event in my life, and has determined my whole career.
    Source: The Autobiography of Charles Darwin (1887)
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    What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
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    When civilised nations come into contact with barbarians the struggle is short.
    Source: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1871)
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