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10 Famous Quotes by Alfred Russel Wallace
1/8/1823 - 11/7/1913
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Alfred Wallace
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As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.

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But I think that a little consideration will show you that belief is quite independent of our will, and our common expressions show it.

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But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.

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Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.

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I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain.

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I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.

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I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.

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I hold with Henry George, that at the back of every great social evil will be found a great political wrong.

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I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind.

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I then walk off into the swamp along the path of logs and tree-trunks, picking my way cautiously, now glancing right and left on the foliage, and then surveying carefully the surface of the smooth round log I am walking on.

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