Donald Culross Peattie Quote
In short, evolution is not so much progress as it is simply change. It does not leave all its primitive forms behind. It carries them over from age to age, well knowing that they are the precious base of the pyramid on which the more fantastic and costly experiments must be carried.
An Almanac for Moderns, April Eighteenth (p. 31), G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1935