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Peter R. Grant Quotes and Sayings

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Thus the genetic basis to the origin of bird species
is to be sought in the inheritance of adult traits
that are subject to natural and sexual selection.
- Peter R. Grant

Evidence of epistasis from hybridization studies is more scarce.
- Peter R. Grant

Exchange of breeding individuals between two populations
tends to homogenize their gene pools.
- Peter R. Grant

Species can be recognized by their morphological characteristics and songs.
- Peter R. Grant

 

Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches,
mainly seeds.
- Peter R. Grant

The process of speciation is completed with the cessation of genetic exchange.
- Peter R. Grant

Genes that underlie the capacity to receive,
use and transmit information are the evolving properties.
- Peter R. Grant

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The independent role of morphology in mate choice is
revealed by the rare instances where the usual association
between song and morphology is disrupted.
- Peter R. Grant

We observe closely related species in sympatry and
infer how they evolved from a common ancestor.
- Peter R. Grant

Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar.
- Peter R. Grant

Plumage features constitute a major component of courtship signals.
- Peter R. Grant

The theory of founder effects does not explain how
novel features like plumage traits arise.
- Peter R. Grant

Thus mating of females was strictly along the lines of paternal song.
- Peter R. Grant

Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies
about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females,
or of their responsiveness to particular male signals.
- Peter R. Grant

Males transmit signals in courtship through behavioral displays.
- Peter R. Grant

The divergence of songs in the new population away
from those in the progenitor population would only
be prevented if these processes were balanced by repeated
immigration and subsequent breeding:
song flow.
- Peter R. Grant

To summarize, the particular song a male sings,
and the behavioral responses of females to song and morphological signals,
are not genetically inherited in a fixed manner but
are determined by learning early in life.
- Peter R. Grant

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything
save our modes of thinking
and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
- Albert Einstein

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow,
for the root of all grief is attachment.
Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
- Chanakya

The poet does not fear death, not because he believes
in the fantasy of heroes,
but because death constantly visits his thoughts and
is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Religion may be defined thus: a belief in,
and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
- Frances Wright

Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced
by those who distinguished themselves by intuition
rather than by rigorous proofs.
- Felix Klein

As the work proceeded we found that the western end
of the cutting receded under the slope of the rock,
and thus was partly roofed over by the overhanging rock.
- Howard Carter

Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only
seeks battle after the victory has been won,
whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and
afterwards looks for victory.
- Sun Tzu

Thus Christian humanism is as indispensable to the
Christian way of life as Christian ethics and a Christian sociology.
- Christopher Dawson

The critical principle demanded an examination,
for instance, of the contribution of different periods,
thus to some extent embarking on historical linguistics.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

Thus there is no doubt the eye was intended for us to see with.
- Joseph Butler

Thus happiness depends, as nature shows,
less on exterior things than most suppose.
- William Cowper

The self thus becomes aware of itself,
at least in its practical action, and discovers itself
as a cause among other causes and as an object subject
to the same laws as other objects.
- Jean Piaget

Races and nations are thus ever ready to believe the worst of one another.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Every discourse, even a poetic or oracular sentence,
carries with it a system of rules for producing analogous
things and thus an outline of methodology.
- Jacques Derrida

Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable
without the most punctual integration of all activities
and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
- Georg Simmel

Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the
respect of our other compatriots as well.
- Janos Kadar

Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure
peace and all countries disarmed proportionately,
military security would have been in no way affected.
- Ludwig Quidde

Thus it is necessary to commence from an inescapable duality:
the finite is not the infinite.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Thus the liberties of Holland and Flanders waxed,
daily, stronger.
- John Lothrop Motley

It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance.
We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time.
The best management of our time thus becomes linked
inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts.
- Ted W. Engstrom

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains
are ours without his cares.
Thus I have soared above this world,
where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac

Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through
windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy
motions lovers seasons run?
- John Donne

I know the established Christian theology...
I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn't know me.
Thus the enemy has already lost the war.
- Sun Myung Moon

Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human
disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.
- Alfred Korzybski

With options thus foreclosed, in order to protect and
defend the nation and clear the obstacles that stood in its path,
a decisive appeal to arms was made.
- Hideki Tojo

Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment,
when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers
to expect better treatment.
- George Whitefield

People who don't vote have no line of credit with people
who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who
act against our interests.
- Marian Wright Edelman

Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without
any cause for weariness...
and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness,
the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball,
is sufficient enough to amuse him.
- Blaise Pascal

Thus self-love as one part of human nature,
and the several particular principles as the other part,
are, themselves, their objects and ends,
stated and shown.
- Joseph Butler

British fashion is self confident and fearless.
It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant
flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
- Alexander McQueen

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act expires at the end of this year.
Thus, we must act quickly to ensure our constituents
continue to receive the services they enjoy.
- Eliot Engel

Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness?
- Charles Farrar Browne

But He Himself hath sealed your sufferings,
and their thus saying condemns God, and His sealing condemns them.
- Donald Cargill

If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology,
it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
- Arthur Holly Compton

Thus there arose in me both a need and a plan for the
foundation of the human sciences.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans,
and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation.
- Friedrich Ebert

My egotistical concern was less that I would fail to
relate to my classmates than that they would know nothing
of my uniquely tortured life's course and,
thus, me.
- John Thorn

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome,
were united under one crown imperial.
They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
- John Lothrop Motley

The happy man is not he who seems thus to others,
but who seems thus to himself.
- Publilius Syrus

The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited;
he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
- John Stuart Mill

Thus far we run before the wind.
- Arthur Murphy

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,
"Thus far and no farther."
- Ludwig van Beethoven


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