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Charles Darwin

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Biography - Charles Darwin:

English naturalist.
Born: 1809 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
Charles Darwin




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Quotes for: science

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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.”
Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.”
Charles Darwin
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If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.”
Charles Darwin
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It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.”
Charles Darwin
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I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.”
Charles Darwin
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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
Charles Darwin
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”
Charles Darwin
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