George Gaylord Simpson Quotes

Top 13 wise famous quotes and sayings by George Gaylord Simpson

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George Gaylord Simpson quotes: Now we do have many examples of transitional sequences. Now we do have many examples of transitional sequences.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: Of course the orders all converge backward in time, to different degrees. Of course the orders all converge backward in time, to different degrees.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: I don't know where to put whales. I'm sticking them here, but I don't have any reason for it. I don't know where to put whales. I'm sticking them here, but I don't have any reason for it.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: It is now firmly established that ontogeny does not repeat phylogeny It is now firmly established that ontogeny does not repeat phylogeny
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: The search for historical laws is, I maintain, mistaken in principle. The search for historical laws is, I maintain, mistaken in principle.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: Species evolve exactly as if they were adapting as best they could to a changing world, and not at all as if they were moving toward a set goal. Species evolve exactly as if they were adapting as best they could to a changing world, and not at all as if they were moving toward a set goal.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: Splitting and gradual divergence of genera is exemplified very well and in a large variety of organisms. Splitting and gradual divergence of genera is exemplified very well and in a large variety of organisms.
George Gaylord Simpson quotes: I have a debt, a loyalty to the museum; the best place for me to do what I wanted to do. I have a debt, a loyalty to the museum; the best place for me to do what I wanted to do.