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Charles Darwin

Quote of Charles Darwin - In the long history of humankind...


Biography - Charles Darwin:

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

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




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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
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How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
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