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Charles Darwin

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Englishmen rarely cry, except under the pressure of the acutest grief; whereas in some parts of the Continent the men shed tears much more readily and freely.

— Charles Darwin

#englishmen #tears #men

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

In conclusion, it appears that nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist, than a journey in distant countries.

— Charles Darwin


A grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die - which variety or species shall increase in number, and which shall decrease, or finally become extinct.

— Charles Darwin

#evolution #science #science

It is necessary to look forward to a harvest, however distant that may be, when some fruit will be reaped, some good effected.

— Charles Darwin

#goals #motivational #motivational

But then arises the doubt, can the mind of man, which has, as I fully believe been developed from a mind as low as that possessed by the lowest animal, be trusted when it draws such grand conclusions?

— Charles Darwin

#darwinism #evolution #human-mind #macro-evolution #macroevolution

It's not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptable to change.

— Charles Darwin

#evolutionary-psychology #mindset #science #change

There is grandeur in this view of life .... from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.

— 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

#allow #created #governed #insect #laws

I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.

— Charles Darwin

#found #i #lately #me #nauseated

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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