I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.
On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation.
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
I love fools' experiments. I am always making them.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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