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It is an enormous leap - a bigger leap than we had wanted. The island was hoping to reform through evolution, not revolution. Feudalism is a great system and has worked very well. (Quote by - Jennifer Cochrane)

The position of First Lady has no rules, just precedent, so its evolution has been at a virtual standstill for years. If Martha Washington didn't do it, then no one is sure it should be done. (Quote by - Paula Poundstone)

The simplest scheme of evolution is one that depends on two processes; a generator and a test. The task of the generator is to produce variety, new forms that have not existed previously, whereas the task of the test is to cull out the newly generated forms so that only those that are well fitted to the environment will survive. (Quote by - Herbert Simon)

I read a lot of scientific papers on the history of evolution and spent time talking to scientists. I started to write it in the spring of 2004 and wanted the book to look at the biggest questions people have about human origins, such as what were the first hominids and how did our ancestors evolve to walk upright?. (Quote by - Carl Zimmer)

For the first time, we've shown that the difference in the rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimpanzees is very small, but significant, suggesting the evolution of human-specific life history traits is very recent. (Quote by - Soojin Yi)

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

Changes in oxygen may have been a huge driver for mammalian evolution. Nature is so damned complicated. (Quote by - Peter Ward)

The best time for transition is during a period of great strength, .. We believe these appointments and the evolution of the governance of the firm will strengthen our management focus and keep the firm on a solid foundation to serve our clients, develop our people, and execute our strategy. (Quote by - Henry Paulson)

This is a natural evolution of our company's management structure. The move will allow me and Shelby to better align our roles, with me focusing on long-term vision for the company, and Shelby focusing on strategy and execution. (Quote by - Halsey Minor)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Middleton)

When we look at chimpanzees . . . we get this extremely fine-grained view of evolution, and as a result we understand a lot more about the processes that are changing our own genome over time. (Quote by - Robert Waterston)

If automobiles had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. (Quote by - Robert Cringely)

Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space. (Quote by - Walter Lang)

Human beings were not well served by permanence or stasis. Obviously, if individuals were progressing, they were undergoing a series of presumably desirable alterations, but in a universe where flux is fundamental, it can be argued that even change for the worse is preferable to no change at all. Isn't fixity the hallmark of the living dead?. (Quote by - Tom Robbins)

They really are advancing a sectarian religious view. They don't accept those religious people who accept evolution. (Quote by - Jack Krebs)

It's a sizeable drop, especially if you look at the evolution of the number and the fact it had been stuck for pretty much half a year. It was much better than expected. (Quote by - Tony Volpon)

It's easy to tell who the folks are that don't believe in evolution. They're the ones who have refused to participate in it. (Quote by - Daniel Solove)

This transaction brings us to the next chapter in the evolution of our business. We are excited to have J.W. Childs and Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity on board to support us in our efforts as we continue to pursue our growth strategy. We are also very pleased that Allied Capital will remain our financial partner and that John Shulman will continue to hold a seat on our Board of Directors. (Quote by - Sonny King)

Said the little Eohippus, "I am going to be a horse, And on my middle fingernails To run my earthly course! . . . . I'm going to have a flowing tail! I'm going to have a mane! I'm going to stand fourteen hands high On the Psychozoic plain!" (Quote by - Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman)

Out of the dusk a shadow, Then a spark; Out of the cloud a silence, Then a lark; Out of the heart a rapture, Then a pain; Out of the dead, cold ashes, Life again. (Quote by - John Banister Tabb)

Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. (Quote by - Herbert Spencer)

Pouter, tumbler, and fantail are from the same source; The racer and hack may be traced to one Horse; So men were developed from monkeys of course, Which nobody can deny. (Quote by - Lord Charles Neaves)

If it's unconstitutional to tell students to study evolution with an open mind, then what's not unconstitutional? The judge is basically trying to make it unconstitutional for anyone to have a divergent view, and we think that has a chilling effect on free speech. (Quote by - John West)

In the world which we know, among the different and primitive geniuses that preside over the evolution of the several species, there exists not one, excepting that of the dog, that ever gave a thought to the presence of man. (Quote by - Maurice Maeterlinck)

No myth of miraculous creation is so marvelous as the face of man's evolution. (Quote by - Robert Briffault)


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