Charles Darwin Quotes


Information about Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

British naturalist Charles Darwin changed the face of biological science with his groundbreaking work "œOn the Origin of the Species." Based on his travels aboard the HMS Beagle, the book chronicled the theory of evolution by natural selection. A student at the time, Darwin served as naturalist aboard the Beagle. The five-year voyage took Darwin across the Atlantic, around Cape Horn and to…

Date of Birth: February 12, 1809
Date of Death: April 19, 1882


Found 85 quotes by Charles Darwin .
[ Page 1 of 5 ]
Charles Darwin

"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Conclusions    English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Affection    English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"Why then is not every geological formation and every stratum full of such intermediate links? Geology assuredly does not reveal any such fine graduated organic chain; and this, perhaps, is the most obvious and serious objection which can be urged against the theory." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Children   

Charles Darwin

"A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"The Theory of Evolution." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Evolution   

Charles Darwin

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Collaboration    English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"To suppose that the eye with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selections, seems, I confess, absurd in the highest degree." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"See. It's just a theory!" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Learning   

Charles Darwin

"To suppose that the eye with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest degree." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"Believing as I do that man in the distant future will be a far more perfect creature than he now is, it is an intolerable thought that he and all other sentient beings are doomed to complete annihilation after such long-continued slow progress" Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Believing   

Charles Darwin

"If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

English Scientist   

Charles Darwin

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"I love fools experiments. I am always making them." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author

Charles Darwin

"We fancied even that the bushes smelt unpleasantly." Charles Darwin
Add Category or Author





Add this widget to your website!




"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com


Contact