56 Total Quotes

Charles Darwin Quotes

Charles Darwin
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist #Conclusions

Charles Darwin
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
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
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.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist #Collaboration

Charles Darwin
How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children
Charles Darwin
#Children

Charles Darwin
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist #Affection

Charles Darwin
It is so easy to hide our ignorance under such expressions as the 'plan of creation,' 'unity of design,' etc..
Charles Darwin
#Creation

Charles Darwin
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
Charles Darwin
#Control #English Scientist

Charles Darwin
I fully subscribe to the judgement of those writers who maintain that of all the differences between man and the lower animal, the moral sense of conscience is by far the most important....It is the most noble of all the attributes of man.
Charles Darwin
#Evil

Charles Darwin
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
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
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
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
#English Scientist #Endure

Charles Darwin
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
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist #Animals

Charles Darwin
I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
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#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
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.
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#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
I was a young man with uninformed ideas. I threw out queries, suggestions, wondering all the time over everything; and to my astonishment the ideas took like wildfire. People made a religion of them.
Charles Darwin
#Ideas

Charles Darwin
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
#Beginning

Charles Darwin
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Charles Darwin
#English Scientist

Charles Darwin
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
Charles Darwin
#Believing

Charles Darwin
The Theory of Evolution.
Charles Darwin
#Evolution

Charles Darwin
See. It's just a theory!
Charles Darwin
#Learning

Charles Darwin
I am not the least afraid to die.
Charles Darwin
#Death