40 Greatest Quotes About Evolution
We are the representatives of the cosmos; we are an example of what hydrogen atoms can do, given 15 billion years of cosmic evolution.
One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.
Evolution could so easily be disproved if just a single fossil turned up in the wrong date order. Evolution has passed this test with flying colours.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The material you work with is that which you will come to resemble. That which you work against will always work against you, including yourself.
The fossil record implies trial and error, the inability to anticipate the future, features inconsistent with a Great Designer (though not a Designer of a more remote and indirect temperament.).
Origin of man now proved.—Metaphysics must flourish.—He who understands baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.
What you meet in another being is the projection of your own level of evolution.
Things exist either because they have recently come into existence or because they have qualities that made them unlikely to be destroyed in the past.
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
Fashion is about two things: the evolution and the opposite.
We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.
We are, each of us, a multitude. Within us is a little universe.
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Evolution is just a theory? Well, so is gravity and I don't see you jumping out of buildings.
The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
The evolution of sense is, in a sense, the evolution of nonsense.
The formation of different languages and of distinct species and the proofs that both have been developed through a gradual process, are curiously parallel.
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
I think the discomfort that some people feel in going to the monkey cages at the zoo is a warning sign.
You come first, the clothes later. Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Be creative.
Evolution is not a genetically controlled distortion of one adult form into another; it is a genetically controlled alteration in a developmental program.
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
We admit that we are like apes, but we seldom realize that we are apes.
Civilization is a product of the cerebral cortex.
Even if it were true that evolution, or the teaching of evolution, encouraged immorality that would not imply that the theory of evolution was false.
We are survival machines – robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes. This is a truth which still fills me with astonishment.
The human brain is still undergoing rapid adaptive evolution,.
Teaching creationism in science class as an alternative to evolution is inappropriate.
Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it's not necessary to be radical all the time.
What are the chances that we will one day discover that DNA has absolutely nothing to do with inheritance? They are effectively zero.
Women must become revolutionary. This cannot be evolution but revolution.
For our own species, evolution occurs mostly through our behavior. We innovate new behavior to adapt.
Evolution of consciousness is the central motive of terrestrial existence.
When evolution has been outlawed, only the outlaws will evolve.