Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

English naturalist
After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes; these I enlarged in 1844 into a sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to me probable: from that period to the present day I have steadily pursued the same object. I hope that I may be excused for entering on these personal details, as I give them to show that I have not been hasty in coming to a decision.‎More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything in nature is the result of fixed laws.More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am aware that the conclusions arrived at in this work will be denounced by some as highly irreligious; but he who denounces them is bound to show why it is more irreligious to explain the origin of man as a distinct species by descent from some lower from, through the laws of variation and natural selection, than to explain the birth of the individual through the laws of ordinary reproduction. The birth both of the species and of the individual are equally parts of that grand sequence of events, which our minds refusMore Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...conscience looks backwards and judges past actions, inducing that kind of dissatisfaction, which if weak we call regret, and if severe remorse.More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith?More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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