Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
— Barbara Ehrenreich

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
Richard Dawkins natural selection quote

Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
— Konrad Lorenz

Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an exceedingly high degree of improbability.
— Ronald Fisher

Each of you possesses the most powerful, dangerous and subversive trait that natural selection has ever devised. It's a piece of neural audio technology for rewiring other people's minds. I'm talking about your language.
— Mark Pagel