Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

English naturalist
Owing to this struggle for life, any variation, however slight and from whatever cause proceeding, if it be in any degree profitable to an individual of any species, in its infinitely complex relationship to other organic beings and to external nature, will tend to the preservation of that individual, and will generally be inherited by its offspring.More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It has been a bitter mortification for me to digest the conclusion that the "race is for the strong" and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science.More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To my deep mortification my father once said to me, "You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching, and you will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family."More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain that alone on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive. A man with a mind more highly organised or better constituted than mine would not, I suppose, have thus suffered, and if I had to live my life over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week; for perhaps the parts of my brMore Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is like confessing to a murder.More Charles Darwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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