We must however acknowledge as it seems to me that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

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An American monkey after getting drunk on brandy would never touch it again and thus is much wiser

An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.

The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.

The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives nor the most intelligent that survives. It is

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.

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    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

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    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

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