Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist.
Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882)
Source: Voyage of the Beagle
Contributed by: ingebrita
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
Contributed by: Sora
"In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment."
Contributed by: Pooya
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Contributed by: Athena
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Contributed by: Bob
A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there.
Contributed by: Rebecca
Even in the worm that crawls in the earth there glows a divine spark. When you slaughter a creature, you slaughter God.
Source: The Descent of Man
Contributed by: Ocean
We will now discuss in a little more detail the Struggle for Existence.
Source: The Origin of Species. Chap. iii.
Contributed by: Zaady
The expression often used by Mr. Herbert Spencer of the Survival of the Fittest is more accurate, and is sometimes equally convenient.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
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