Charles Darwin Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old charles darwin quotes, charles darwin sayings, and charles darwin proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.     

Charles Darwin

A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.     

Charles Darwin

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.     

Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.     

Charles Darwin

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope.     

Charles Darwin

Man in his arrogance thinks himself a great work, worthy the interposition of a great deity. More humble and I believe true to consider him created from animals.     

Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.     

Charles Darwin

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

Charles Darwin

There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties... The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.     

Charles Darwin

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.     

Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.     

Charles Darwin

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.     

Charles Darwin

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.     

Charles Darwin

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.     

Charles Darwin

An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.     

Charles Darwin

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.     

Charles Darwin

The Indian Elephant is said sometimes to weep.     

Charles Darwin

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.     

Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.     

Charles Darwin

It is the long history of humankind and animal kind, too those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.     

Charles Darwin

An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.     

Charles Darwin

Many kinds of monkeys have a strong taste for tea, coffee and spirituous liqueurs.     

Charles Darwin

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.     

Charles Darwin

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.     

Charles Darwin

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.     

Charles Darwin

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.     

Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.     

Charles Darwin

It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.     

Charles Darwin

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.     

Charles Darwin

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.     

Charles Darwin