Primates And Humans Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 22 Quotes About Primates And Humans

#1. If ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, then children are somewhat closer to our roots as primates in the arboreal forest. Humans appear to be the only primates that I know of that are afraid of heights. All other primates, when they're scared, they run up a tree, where they feel safe. - Author: Richard Preston
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#2. Non-human primates spend hours a day grooming each other. And with humans, touching is also important. It's a way to form bonds and connect in modern society. But you can also speed up the use of conscious purposes once you're aware of that, and it can be manipulated. - Author: Leonard Mlodinow
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#3. The chimpanzee study was - well, it's still going on, and I think it's taught us perhaps more than anything else to be a little humble; that we are, indeed, unique primates, we humans, but we're simply not as different from the rest of the animal kingdom as we used to think. - Author: Jane Goodall
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#4. It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality. - Author: Og Mandino
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#5. Most animals, including most domesticated primates (humans) show truly staggering ability to 'ignore' certain kinds of information - that which does not 'fit' their imprinted/ conditioned reality-tunnel - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#6. Primate books are good for us. They remind us that we're primates, too. And the embarrassing primate books are best. Macachiavellian Intelligence is an excellently embarrassing primate book, and just the thing to make us blush and shuffle our feet. - Author: Michael Bywater
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#7. Humans socialize in the largest groups of all primates because we are the only animals with brains large enough to handle the complexities of that social arrangement. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#8. Two of the behaviors that set early humans apart were the systematic sharing of food and altruistic group defense. Other primates did very little of either but, increasingly, hominids did, and those behaviors helped set them on an evolutionary path that produced the modern world. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#9. I think we were colonized by aliens 250,000 years ago, and they genetically altered our DNA to be primates into homo erectus and humans. I'm very interested in how we evolved so suddenly, which obviously ties in with the alien thing. - Author: Al Jourgensen
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#10. There is an undeniable web connecting incidents such as the rise to power of dictators... poverty and the perception of human beings as disposable property. - Author: Beatrice Rose Roberts
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#11. No existing form of anthropoid ape is even remotely related to the stock which has given rise to man. - Author: Henry Fairfield Osborn
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#12. When people cared about each other, they always found a way to make it work. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#13. At the time, science had declared humans unique, since we were so much better at identifying faces than any other primate. No one seemed bothered by the fact that other primates had been tested mostly on human faces rather than those of their own kind. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#14. I did something good for you just now. Before the sun goes down tonight, I want you to pass it on. - Author: Stephen King
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#15. In humans, the family prevents infanticide. Next to language, the core family, consisting of a mother, a father and children, is the greatest difference between us and other primates. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#16. I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly. - Author: Sam Mendes
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#17. A culture of complaint. Of bitch, bitch, bitch... Most people would never admit it, but they'd been bitching since they were born. As soon as their head popped out into that bright delivery-room light, nothing had been right. Nothing had been as comfortable or felt so good. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#18. We don't just come from the womb bearing our talents. They grow from all the things we learn. - Author: Eleanor Brown
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#19. Money the root of all evil, unless used for good purpose - Author: Henry Ford
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#20. Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles. - Author: Paul Fussell
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#21. In the same way that humans have a "handy" intelligence, which we share with other primates, elephants may have a "trunky" one. There - Author: Frans De Waal
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#22. In addition to Ameslan, chimpanzees and other nonhuman primates are being taught a variety of other gestural languages. And it is just this transition from tongue to hand that has permitted humans to regain the ability-lost, according to Josephus, since Eden-to communicate with the animals. - Author: Carl Sagan
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