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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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Quotes for: History


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Quotes about history:


What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.





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.





What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.





If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.











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Charles Darwin also said...


How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.





If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.





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.





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.





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





A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.












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