Why should I know Charles Darwin?

Charles Darwin was an English naturalist known for his theory of evolution and the books On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man.

Books by Charles Darwin

Quotes by Charles Darwin

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

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“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”

Charles Darwin

“An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.”

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“I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men. I have steadily endeavored to keep my mind free.”

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“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.”

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“In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment.”

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“Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.”

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

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“The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.”

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“The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.”

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