Charles Darwin Quote

The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated; as all high intellectual work is carried on by them, and on such work material progress of all kinds mainly depends, not to mention other and higher advantages.


Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (ed. 2004)

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The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated;...

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The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated;...

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The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated;...

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The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated;...