Best Quotes of Charles Darwin for inspiration.

Charles Darwin was a pioneer in his contribution to the science of evolution. He was the one to suggest that all species descended from a common ancestor. Which is now the foundational concept of science when it comes to evolution. Here are some of the best quotes of Charles Darwin which can be inspirational.

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

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

Best of Charles Darwin quotes

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

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”

“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.”

“We stopped looking for monsters under our bed when we realized that they were inside us.”

“I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men”

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

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

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

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”

“Man selects only for his own good: Nature only for that of the being which she tends.”

“Great is the power of steady misrepresentation”

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

“We are not here concerned with hopes or fears, only with truth as far as our reason permits us to discover it.”

Positive quotes from Charles Darwin

“we are always slow in admitting any great change of which we do not see the intermediate steps”

“A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.”

“One hand has surely worked throughout the universe.”

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

“My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.”

“I think it inevitably follows, that as new species in the course of time are formed through natural selection, others will become rarer and rarer, and finally extinct. The forms which stand in closest competition with those undergoing modification and improvement will naturally suffer most.”

“There are several other sources of enjoyment in a long voyage, which are of a more reasonable nature. The map of the world ceases to be a blank; it becomes a picture full of the most varied and animated figures.”

“Such simple instincts as bees making a beehive could be sufficient to overthrow my whole theory.”

“We have happy days, remember good dinners.”

“As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever branching and beautiful ramifications.”

“As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities.”

“The formation of different languages and of distinct species and the proofs that both have been developed through a gradual process, are curiously parallel.”

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