~ Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
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It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
~ Charles Darwin (February 12, 1809 - April 19, 1882)
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Sport in the sense of a mass-spectacle, with death to add to the underlying excitement, comes into existence when a population has been drilled and regimented and depressed to such an extent that it needs at least a vicarious participation in difficult feats of strength or skill or heroism in order to sustain its waning life-sense.
~ Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 - January 26, 1990)