Charles Darwin 15 Strong Inspirational Quotes



1. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
2. “Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.”
3. “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.”
4. “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.”
5. “Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.”
6. “The very essence of instinct is that it’s followed independently of reason.”
7. “A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”
8. “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.”
9. “I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.”
10. “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” 
11. “My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.” – 
12. “To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.” 
13. “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.” – 
14. “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.” 
15. “I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.” – 
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