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50 Richard Dawkins Quotes About Science, Religion, and Atheism

Scientist and author, Richard Dawkins is well-known for his atheist beliefs and criticism of creationist religions. Here is our collection of Richard Dawkins quotes on science, religion, atheism, and education.

Richard Dawkins is a British ethologist, a scientist who studies animal behaviors. He earned his degree in zoology from Oxford University and began his early career as a professor’s assistant there before moving to the University of California, Berkeley in 1967.

He is most well-known for his first book, published in 1976, The Selfish Gene, where he describes how natural selection takes place at a genetic level. In the same book, he also coined the term, “meme”, to refer to a cultural gene – something popular that gets passed around.

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