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For the female of the species is more deadly than the male
View quotes by Rudyard Kipling

Humans can learn to like anything, that's why we are such a successful species.
View quotes by Jeannette Desor

They made love as though they were an endangered species.
View quotes by Peter De Vries

Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.

View quotes by Bill Cosby

All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species.
View quotes by John Gardner

There was one species of despotism under which he had long groaned, and that was petticoat government
View quotes by Washington Irving

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
View quotes by Charles Darwin

We must be certain that the repair to the environment is sufficient to allow wild species to recover and survive.
View quotes by Norm Dicks

Human beings, as a species, have no more value than slugs. [Sounds profound, but what's the point?]
View quotes by John Davis

Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.
View quotes by H G Wells

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.
View quotes by Adlai E Stevenson

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.

View quotes by Adlai Stevenson

With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species.
View quotes by Anthony Storr

A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
View quotes by Percy Bysshe Shelley

There are 193 species of monkeys and apes, 192 of them are covered with hair. The exception is a naked ape self-named Homo sapiens.
View quotes by Desmond Morris

Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species
View quotes by Konrad Lorenz

No rational order of divine intelligence unites species. The natural ties are genealogical along contingent pathways of history.
View quotes by Stephen Jay Gould

Techniques such as genetic engineering, psychoactive drugs and electronic control of the brain make possible a transformation of the species into docile, fully-obedient, safe organisms.
View quotes by William Bainbridge

The evolution of the brain not only overshot the needs of prehistoric man, it is the only example of evolution providing a species with an organ which it does not know how to use
View quotes by Arthur Koestler

To the eyes of a god, mankind must appear as a species of bacteria which multiply and become progressively virulent whenever they find themselves in a congenial culture, and whose activity diminishes until they disappear completely as soon as proper measures are taken to sterilize them.
View quotes by Aleister Crowley

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