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Charles Sanders Peirce Quotes and Sayings

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All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

Every new concept first comes to the mind in a judgment.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit;
and different beliefs are distinguished by the different
modes of action to which they give rise.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

It is impossible not to envy the man who can dismiss reason,
although we know how it must turn out at last.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

 

Generality is, indeed, an indispensable ingredient of reality;
for mere individual existence or actuality without
any regularity whatever is a nullity.
Chaos is pure nothing.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible;
and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which
we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief;
while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid,
or to change to a belief in anything else.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

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A quality is something capable of being completely embodied.
A law never can be embodied in its character as a law
except by determining a habit.
A quality is how something may or might have been.
A law is how an endless future must continue to be.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition,
and of this thought no longer forms a part;
but belief is only a stadium of mental action,
an effect upon our nature due to thought,
which will influence future thinking.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the
philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are,
than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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.
- Charles Darwin

On the ordinary view of each species
having been independently created,
we gain no scientific explanation.
- Charles Darwin

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped,
probably arboreal in its habits.
- Charles Darwin

There are no shortcuts in evolution.
- Louis D. Brandeis

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

The Church's note must be a supernatural note which
distinguishes incarnation from immanence,
redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process.
- Arthur Middleton

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

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat,
but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the
first step in progress toward a victory.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The causes of youth violence are working parents who
put their kids into daycare,
the teaching of evolution in the schools,
and working mothers who take birth control pills.
- Tom DeLay

We know that these clashes with Asia and Jewry are necessary for evolution.
- Heinrich Himmler

Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.
- Theodosius Dobzhansky

If we turn to palaeontology to tell us about our biological
evolution it is to prehistory that we look for evidence
of the evolution of specifically human patterns of behaviour.
- John G. D. Clark

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher
evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast.
We suffer for nothing.
Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.
- Mario Puzo

It has become evident that the primary lesson of the
study of evolution is that all evolution is coevolution:
every organism is evolving in tandem with the organisms around it.
- Kevin Kelly

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection
is the only theory we know of that is in principle
capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
- Richard Dawkins

The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that
arise from improbable foundations.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Evolution is baseless and quite incredible.
- John Ambrose Fleming

That's the way I try to live.
I think it's the only way for human beings at this
point in our evolution as souls,
where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff.
- Al Jarreau

I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me,
but I made a choice.
I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
I think it has to do with evolution.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The human's place in the universe will be set in the scheme of evolution,
the product of our biological inheritance.
- Walter Gilbert

It may part of a one way evolution...
or it may be we are currently on the downside of an
innocence cycle where one day,
with an up cycle, sweet will be entertaining again.
- Christopher Knight

Evolution thus is merely contingent on certain processes articulated by Darwin:
variation and selection.
- Ernst Mayr

No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution,
but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain
sequence by a particular process.
- Michael Shermer

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

The evolution of sense is, in a sense,
the evolution of nonsense.
- Vladimir Nabokov

The theory of undirected evolution is already dead,
but the work of science continues.
- Michael Behe

So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting:
but the meeting is the individual,
which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for
the development of the race.
- Arthur Cayley

Spencer's god was Evolution, sometimes also called Progress.
- Talcott Parsons

Other people have noticed more of an evolution than
I have and so I'll try to tell you where I'm coming
from and also relate it to what I think other people perceive.
- Diane Wakoski

We know evolution happened because innumerable bits
of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint
a rich portrait of life's pilgrimage.
- Michael Shermer

Fears of creating new kinds of plagues or of altering
human evolution or of irreversibly altering the environment
were only some of the concerns that were rampant.
- Paul Berg

In art there are only fast or slow developments.
Essentially it is a matter of evolution,
not revolution.
- Bela Bartok

Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing,
positive personality transformation,
and consciousness evolution.
- Stanislav Grof

Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest
spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest
guesses advanced in the name of science.
- William Jennings Bryan

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the
blood of spiritual evolution.
- Teilhard de Chardin

Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution
and not just a process of evolution.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution,
not a sudden miracle.
- Patty Duke

Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
It began as hackers' rights.
Then it became general civil liberties of everybody -
government stay away.
- Esther Dyson

The intellectual evolution of the race consists in
an increase in the number,
delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations.
- Edward Thorndike

Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him.
This is the third step in his evolution.
Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action.
- Patrick Warburton

Evolution is a tightly coupled dance,
with life and the material environment as partners.
From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.
- James Lovelock

Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution
not be taught to their children.
- Patrick Buchanan

I have not the slightest doubt that this form of individuation
represents a higher stage in the evolution of mankind.
- Herbert Read

The argument for intelligent design basically depends on saying,
'You haven't answered every question with evolution,'...
Well, guess what? Science can't answer every question.
- Kenneth Miller

I believe that history might be, and ought to be,
taught in a new fashion so as to make the meaning of
it as a process of evolution intelligible to the young.
- Thomas Huxley

When the mother of the race is free,
we shall have a better world,
by the easy right of birth and by the calm,
slow, friendly forces of evolution.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I think that many of my ideas are correct,
but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries
will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas
I have about human evolution.
- Donald Johanson

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.
- Bill Hicks

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics,
which is the goal of all evolution.
Until we stop harming all other living beings,
we are still savages.
- Thomas A. Edison

Those early steps are very important in understanding the evolution.
But in themselves, maybe now you need the later records
to understand the significance of the earlier records!
- Evan Parker

All the ills from which America suffers can be traced
to the teaching of evolution.
- William Jennings Bryan

We're not going to make Evolution or any of our other
products depend on Mono anytime in the near future.
- Nat Friedman

We're in the midst of an evolution, not a revolution.
- James Levine

Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution.
- Muhammed Iqbal

With the advent of genetic engineering the time required
for the evolution of new species may literally collapse.
- Dee Hock


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