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Francis Galton Quotes: The conditions that direct the order of . . . the living world . . . are marked by their persistence in improving the birthright of successive generations.
         

The conditions that direct the order of . . . the living world . . . are marked by their persistence in improving the birthright of successive generations.


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What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction.

What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction.



Eugenics is the study of the agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations either physically or mentally.

Eugenics is the study of the agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations either physically or mentally.



The cat is the only non-gregarious domestic animal. It is retained by its extra-ordinary adhesion to the comforts of the house in which it is reared.

The cat is the only non-gregarious domestic animal. It is retained by its extra-ordinary adhesion to the comforts of the house in which it is reared.



The aim of eugenics is to represent each class or sect by its best specimens; that done, to leave them to work out their common civilization in their own way.

The aim of eugenics is to represent each class or sect by its best specimens; that done, to leave them to work out their common civilization in their own way.



One of the effects of civilization is to diminish the rigour of the application of the law of natural selection. It preserves weakly lives that would have perished in barbarous lands.

One of the effects of civilization is to diminish the rigour of the application of the law of natural selection. It preserves weakly lives that would have perished in barbarous lands.



[Statistics are] the only tools by which an opening can be cut through the formidable thicket of difficulties that bars the path of those who pursue the Science of Man.

[Statistics are] the only tools by which an opening can be cut through the formidable thicket of difficulties that bars the path of those who pursue the Science of Man.



Whenever you can, count.

Whenever you can, count.



All male animals, including men, when they are in love, are apt to behave in ways that seem ludicrous to bystanders.

All male animals, including men, when they are in love, are apt to behave in ways that seem ludicrous to bystanders.



The object . . . is to discover methods of condensing information concerning large groups of allied facts into brief and compendious expressions suitable for discussion.

The object . . . is to discover methods of condensing information concerning large groups of allied facts into brief and compendious expressions suitable for discussion.



Characteristics cling to families.

Characteristics cling to families.





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When we stop interfering and are wise enough to let the psychophysiological connection work for us instead of against us, our minds rush as quickly as possible towards perfect health.

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Seek and find the freedom of the spirit, for where there is true freedom, there is peace, and where there is peace, there is love,and it is love that unlocks all doors.

Seek and find the freedom of the spirit, for where there is true freedom, there is peace, and where there is peace, there is love,and it is love that unlocks all doors.



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A cat who turns her nose up at bread does not deserve meat.

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The desire, which is accomplished, is sweet to the soul.

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I think that the only thing that can bring us into a place of fullness is being out in the land with other. Then we remember where the source of our power lies.

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