Charles Darwin 1809 – 1882 was an English Naturalist, Geologist and Biologist, known for his ‘Theory of Evolution’. 
He wrote ‘On the Origin of Species’ published in 1859. 
‘I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions’ 
‘A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life’ 
‘The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us, and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic’ 
‘We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universe, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act’ 
‘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’ 
‘It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine’ 
‘On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation’ 
‘Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal’ 
‘We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin’ 
‘If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin’ 
‘To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact’ 
‘Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral’ 
‘Blushing is the most peculiar and most human of all expressions’ 
‘My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts’ 
‘A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone’ 
‘I live fools’ experiments. I am always making them’ 
‘There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery’ 
‘A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives – of approving of some and disapproving of others’ 
‘If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week’ 
‘I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men’ 
‘One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die’ 
‘The very essence of instinct is that it’s followed independently of reason’ 
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