"If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Alfred Russel Wallace on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Alfred Russel Wallace on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Alfred Russel Wallace on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Alfred Russel Wallace on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Alfred Russel Wallace on William Shakespeare
"In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death."
"What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters."
"Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race."
"I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions."