Georges Cuvier Quotes

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Born: August 23, 1769, Montbéliard, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, May 13, 1832
Occupation: Academic

My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.
- Georges Cuvier

Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.
- Georges Cuvier

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