Rudimentary Quotes (4 quotes)
And even your atom, my dear mechanists and physicistshow much error, how much rudimentary psychology is still residual in your atom!
It is one thing to say, Some men shall rule, quite another to declare, All men shall rule, and that in virtue of the most primitive, the most rudimentary attribute they possess, that namely of sex.
The central nerve chain of an invertebrate such as the lobster runs beneath its alimentary canal, whereas the main portion of its rudimentary brain is placed above it, in its forehead. In other words, the lobsters gullet, from mouth to stomach, has to pass through the midst of its brain ganglia. If its brain were to expandand expand it must if the lobster is to grow in wisdomits gullet would be squeezed and it would starve.
[In biological evolution,] there are organs which have lost their purpose and are yet carried over as an evolutionary legacy: modern science is full of appendices and rudimentary monkey-tails.