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Charles Darwin

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If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.

— Charles Darwin

#life #music #poetry #art

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

— Charles Darwin


A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

— Charles Darwin

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It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.

— Charles Darwin

#evolution #survival #survival-of-the-fittest #change

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.

— Charles Darwin

#great #institutions #laws #misery #nature

Nothing is easier than to admit in words the truth of the universal struggle for life, or more difficult--at least I have found it so--than constantly to bear this conclusion in mind.

— Charles Darwin

#science #life

Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral.

— Charles Darwin

#love #morality #sympathy #love

Multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.

— Charles Darwin


Freedom of thought is best promoted by the gradual illumination of men’s minds which follows from the advance of science.

— Charles Darwin

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The limit of man s knowledge in any subject possesses a high interest which is perhaps increased by its close neighbourhood to the realms of imagination.

— Charles Darwin

#science #skepticism #imagination

About Charles Darwin

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His son Leonard went on to be a soldier politician economist eugenicist and mentor of the statistician and evolutionary biologist Ronald FiCharles Darwinr. Darwin's book The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs on his theory of atoll formation was publiCharles Darwind in May 1842 after more than three years of work and he then wrote his first "pencil sketch" of his theory of natural selection. He wrote that the "final cause of all this wedging must be to sort out proper structure & adapt it to changes" so that "One may say there is a force like a hundred thousand wedges trying force into every kind of adapted structure into the gaps of in the economy of nature or rather forming gaps by thrusting out weaker ones.

In recognition of Darwin's pre-eminence as a scientist he was honoured with a major ceremonial funeral and buried in Westminster Abbey close to John Herschel and Isaac Newton. Darwin's work establiCharles Darwind evolutionary descent with modification as the dominant scientific explanation of diversification in nature.

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