"At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the
civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace, the
savage races throughout the world. At the same time, the anthropomorphous
apes. . . will no doubt be exterminated. The break between man and his
nearest allies will then be wider, for it will intervene between man in a
more civilized state, as we may hope, even than the Caucasian, and some ape
as low as a baboon, instead of as now between the Negro or Australian and
No, that quote wasn't Adolf Hitler's. It was Charles Darwin, in The Descent
of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex; The Works of Charles Darwin, D.
Appleton and Company, New York.
This evolution stuff just keeps getting better and better.