Genetics Sayings and Quotes

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


Genetics help to some degree, but the most important thing is the mind and the spirit. These two are even more powerful than physical characteristics that are passed on.     

Serge Nubret

The laws of genetics apply even if you refuse to learn them.     

Allison Plowden

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.     

Laurence J. Peter

Your genetics load the gun. Your lifestyle pulls the trigger.     

Mehmet Oz

Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations.     

John Maynard Smith

Genetics is all about showcasing human beauty along with high-quality performance.     

Bela Karolyi

Genetics is where we come from. It's deeply natural to want to know.     

Ellen Ullman

Your genetics is not your destiny.     

George M. Church

Genetics do play a role in how you consciously or subconsciously manifest your true self.     

Ben Harper

Don't be ashamed or proud of your genetics,for you have no contribution towards it.     

Mehnaz Ansari

Heredity provides for the modification of its own machinery.     

James Mark Baldwin

Heredity is a splendid phenomenon that relieves us of responsibility for our shortcomings.     

Doug Larson

Genetics is crude, but neuroscience goes directly to work on the brain, and the mind follows.     

Leon R. Kass

Genetics play a huge part in who we are. But we also have free will.     

Mike Hockney