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Charles Darwin

1809-1882. English naturalist whose theory of evolution by natural selection became the foundation of modern evolutionary studies.

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It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

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

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I love fools experiments. I am always making them.

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

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The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.

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I am not the least afraid to die.

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What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!

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It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.

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