Quotes by Charles R. Darwin

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Charles Robert Darwin FRS (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist who achieved lasting fame by producing considerable evidence that species originated through evolutionary change, at the same time proposing the scientific theory that natural selection is the mechanism by which such change occurs. This theory is now considered a cornerstone of biology, and has significantly affected other disciplines such as philosophy, psychology and anthropology.

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

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
I love fools experiments. I am always making them.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
I am not the least afraid to die.

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