Are you interested to know some of the famous development quotations and sayings? If yes, then here is a collection of famous evolution quotes for you to read.

Evolution Quotes

Evolution is the natural process by which an organism evolves from one form to another gradually. It is a complex biological process in which an organism inherits different features of its ancestors. It can be also seen as the way how a living being responds to the environmental changes around him. It is just the nature’s way of defining the rule 'survival of the fittest'. According to a few researchers, all living forms on earth, evolved from a single ancestor called LUCA (Last universal common ancestor), which lived approximately 4 billion years ago.

There have been many theories on evolution, but the one described by Charles Darwin in his book ‘On the Origin of Species’ is observed to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. In this work, Darwin described his scientific theory of how the population evolved by a process of natural selection along the generations. In this book he justified how diversity of life evolved from a single ancestor. There were a few modifications made to this theory of natural selection in the early 20th century named as the modern evolutionary synthesis after which the importance of natural selection was accepted by the other branches of biology. To get an in-depth knowledge about the topic, read these famous evolution quotes.

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

- Simone de Beauvoir

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

- Henry James

God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution.

- Graham Greene

What is the world coming to?

- Ozzy Osbourne

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.

- Bill Hicks

In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.

- Timothy Leary

Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

- Babe Ruth

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

- Jane Addams

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.

- Calvin Coolidge

Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.

- Jim Morrison

A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.

- J. August Strindberg

I think that's what makes life interesting - the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process.

- Alexis Bledel

Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.

- Jean Piaget

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier - the frontier of the 1960's - a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils - a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.

- John F. Kennedy

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

- John F. Kennedy

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

- John F. Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

- John F. Kennedy

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.

- Truman Capote

I'll keep evolving and put that into my songs

- Alanis Morissette

There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.

- Arthur Keith

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.

- David Rockefeller

The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not.

- Gertrude Stein

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