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Stephen Jay Gould

We pass through this world but once.

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The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that arise from improbable foundations.

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The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.

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When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown.

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Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.

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Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.

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Science is an integral part of culture. It's not this foreign thing, done by an arcane priesthood. It's one of the glories of the human intellectual tradition.

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The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis.

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Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense.

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The true beauty of nature is her amplitude she exists neither for nor because of us, and possesses a staying power that all our nuclear arsenals cannot threaten (much as we can easily destroy our puny selves).

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