10 thoughtful quotes from Charles Darwin, the Father of Evolution

(ORDO NEWS) — Charles Robert Darwin (February 12, 1809 – April 19, 1882) – a brilliant English naturalist, geologist and traveler, who was one of the first to substantiate the revolutionary idea that absolutely all living organisms evolve and have common ancestors.

Here are 10 inspirational quotes from the great scientist Charles Darwin that will help you look at the world from a different angle.

1- About the strange feature of man

Man tends to increase his needs faster than his own livelihood.

2- About scientists

A scientist should have no desires, no attachments – just a heart of stone.

3- Man and animal

We must admit, it seems to me, that man, with all his noble qualities, still bears within him the indelible stamp of his low [animal] origin.

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4- On the origin of man

Man evolved from a furry, tailed quadruped, probably preferring to move through the trees.

5- About love

The ability to give love to all living beings is the most remarkable feature of a person.

6- About self-knowledge

We stopped looking for monsters under the bed when we realized they were inside of us.

7- On the value of time

A person who dares to waste even one hour of time has not known the value of life.

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8- About morality

A moral being is one who is able to reflect on his past actions and their motives – approving one and detesting the other.

9- About True Damnation

The greatest curse for any person is to be as passionate about something as I am about my [extremely fanatical love of what you do].

10- About mathematicians

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that is not there.

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