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Charles Darwin Quotes

Short Bio:

Charles Darwin was born on February 12th 1809 in Shropshire, England. He was an English naturalist, geologist, and biologist best know for his contributions to the science of evolution.

More Notable Quotes:

"One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.
"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.
"I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
"It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
"A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, – a mere heart of stone.
"Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.
"Blushing is the most peculiar and most human of all expressions.
"Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral.
"The young and the old of widely different races, both with man and animals, express the same state of mind by the same movements.
"Everything in nature is the result of fixed laws.
"I love fools' experiments. I am always making them.
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