Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

English physician, naturalist, philosopher, poet
In fact the a priori reasoning is so entirely satisfactory to me that if the facts won't fit in, why so much the worse for the facts is my feeling.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]
A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who allows oppression shares the crime.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Organic life beneath the shoreless waves
Was born and rais’d in Ocean’s pearly caves
First forms minute, unseen by spheric glass,
Move on the mud, or pierce the watery mass;
These, as successive generations bloom,
New powers acquire, and larger limbs assume;
Whence countless groups of vegetation spring,
And breathing realms of fin, and feet and wing.More Erasmus Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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