Herbert Spencer

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Herbert Spencer

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every cause produces more than one effect.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -- a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is one principle that can keep a man in everlasting ignorance. That is contempt prior to investigation.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Time is that which a man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Science is organized knowledge.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature -- a type nowhere at present existing.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.More Herbert Spencer [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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