Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


How do you feel today?    I feel ...

An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one and had never come across any other human being, might conclude that it is the nature of human beings to grow continually taller and wiser in an indefinite progress towards perfection; and this generalization would be just as well founded as the generalization which evolutionists base upon the previous history of this planet.

This quote is about evolution.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Bertrand Russell ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

shaunoffshotgun avatar
shaunoffshotgun

I'm male, taken