Charles Darwin - Famous Scientists
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Born: in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, February 12, 1809
Died: in Downe, Kent, England, on 19 April 1882
Charles Darwin is famous because he proposed a theory of evolution that made sense, namely natural selection.
Origin of the Species
PBS - Darwin's Diary
"A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. "
"A life without cause is a life without effect."
"In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment."
"I love fools? experiments. I am always making them."
"... a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections,
-- a mere heart of stone."