i love darwin. just a guy, who could not find his passion or place in life.. tried to be a doctor, meh! tried to be a minister, meh! and then got some extra money and went on that famous voyage, and found out how this world, as we know it, came to be. can you imaaaagine coming up with that? blows my mind. here are some quotes frpm the man, in order for you to appreciate him a little more on his birthday! enjoy.
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
Nothing is easier than to admit in words the truth of the universal struggle for life, or more difficult--at least I have found it so--than constantly to bear this conclusion in mind.
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.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith?
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.