Quote by Charles Darwin : “The limit of man s”

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

Quote by Charles Darwin : “The following proposition seems to”

The following proposition seems to me in a high degree probable—namely, that any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social instincts, the parental and filial affections being here included, would inevitably acquire a moral sense or conscience, as soon as its intellectual powers had become as well, or nearly as well developed, as in man. For, […]

Quote by Charles Darwin : “If it could be demonstrated”

If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. But I can find no such case. – Charles Darwin

Quote by Charles Darwin : “A man who dares to”

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

Quote by Charles Darwin : “In conclusion it appears that”

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

Quote by Charles Darwin : “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence”

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. – Charles Darwin

Quote by Charles Darwin : “Thus from the war of”

Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst […]