Alfred Russel Wallace

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Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace

As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:17]
But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:22]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:40]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:54]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:00]
I hold with Henry George, that at the back of every great social evil will be found a great political wrong.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:07]
I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:22]
If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:28]
In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:35]
It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:50]
Modification of form is admitted to be a matter of time.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:57]
The foregoing considerations lead us to the very important conclusion, that matter is essentially force, and nothing but force; that matter, as popularly understood, does not exist, and is, in fact, philosophically inconceivable.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:11]
There is, I conceive, no contradiction in believing that mind is at once the cause of matter and of the development of individualised human minds through the agency of matter.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:19]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:49]
What birds can have their bills more peculiarly formed than the ibis, the spoonbill, and the heron?More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:32]
What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters.More Alfred Russel Wallace [07/16/2011 05:07:40]
As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But I think that a little consideration will show you that belief is quite independent of our will, and our common expressions show it.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I hold with Henry George, that at the back of every great social evil will be found a great political wrong.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind.More Alfred Russel Wallace [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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