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.
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term Natural Selection.
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