Charles Darwin Quotes.
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
An agnostic would be the more correct description of my state of mind.
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, that lives within the means available and works co-operatively against common threats.
The world will not be inherited by the strongest, it will be inherited by those most able to change.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
The most important factor in survival is neither intelligence nor strength but adaptability.
Nothing exists for itself alone, but only in relation to other forms of life
We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities… still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
I love fools’ experiments. I am always making them.
It is not the biggest, the brightest or the best that will survive, but those who adapt the quickest.
It is impossible to concieve of this immense and wonderful universe as the result of blind chance or necessity.