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Charles Darwin

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

The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.

Man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

Portrait of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin (1809 – 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. Darwin has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history.

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In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

It is those who know little who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.

Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.