Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

English physician, naturalist, philosopher, poet
Life is a forced state! I am surprized that we live, rather than that our friends die.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So erst the Sage [Pythagoras] with scientific truth In Grecian temples taught the attentive youth; With ceaseless change how restless atoms pass From life to life, a transmigrating mass; How the same organs, which to-day compose The poisonous henbane, or the fragrant rose, May with to-morrow's sun new forms compile, Frown in the Hero, in the Beauty smile. Whence drew the enlighten'd Sage the moral plan, That man should ever be the friend of man; Should eye with tenderness all living forms, His brother-emmets, and his sMore Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Such is the condition of organic nature! whose first law might be expressed in the words 'Eat or be eaten!' and which would seem to be one great slaughter-house, one universal scene of rapacity and injustice!More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I much condole with you on your late loss... pains and diseases of the mind are only cured by Forgetfulness;--Reason but skins the wound, which is perpetually liable to fester again.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The great CREATOR of all things has infinitely diversified the works of his hands, but has at the same time stamped a certain similitude on the features of nature, that demonstrates to us, that the whole is one family of one parent.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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