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How often misused words generate misleading thoughts. HERBERT SPENCER

Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold. HERBERT SPENCER

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources. HERBERT SPENCER

When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has, the greater will be his confusion. HERBERT SPENCER



The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. HERBERT SPENCER

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools. HERBERT SPENCER
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People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal. HERBERT SPENCER

Time: that which man is always trying to kill, ends in killing him. HERBERT SPENCER

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations. HERBERT SPENCER

Love is life's end, but never ending. Love is life's wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding. HERBERT SPENCER

Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. HERBERT SPENCER

In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances. HERBERT SPENCER

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. HERBERT SPENCER

Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society. HERBERT SPENCER

All socialism involves slavery. That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labours under coercion to satisfy anothers desires. HERBERT SPENCER
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A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. HERBERT SPENCER

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. HERBERT SPENCER
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Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost. HERBERT SPENCER

Marriage: A word which should be pronounced 'mirage'. HERBERT SPENCER

Government is essentially immoral. HERBERT SPENCER

Education has for its object the formation of character. To curb restive propensities, to awaken dormant sentiments, to strengthen the perceptions, and cultivate the tastes, to encourage this feeling and repress that, so as finally to develop the child into a man of well proportioned and harmonious naturethis is alike the aim of parent and teacher. HERBERT SPENCER
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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. HERBERT SPENCER
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A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it. HERBERT SPENCER

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. HERBERT SPENCER

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. HERBERT SPENCER

There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation. HERBERT SPENCER

Science is organized knowledge. HERBERT SPENCER

It was remarked to me by the late Mr. Charles Roupell . . . that to play billiards well was a sign of an ill-spent youth. HERBERT SPENCER
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The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities have been wrong must not blind us to the complementary fact that majorities have usually not been entirely wrong. HERBERT SPENCER
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The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. HERBERT SPENCER


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Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. HERBERT SPENCER

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. HERBERT SPENCER

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In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances. HERBERT SPENCER

Science is organized knowledge. HERBERT SPENCER

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Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. HERBERT SPENCER

Marriage: A word which should be pronounced 'mirage'. HERBERT SPENCER

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Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. HERBERT SPENCER

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. HERBERT SPENCER

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Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. HERBERT SPENCER

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. HERBERT SPENCER

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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. HERBERT SPENCER

We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one. HERBERT SPENCER

Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. HERBERT SPENCER

When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion. HERBERT SPENCER



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. HERBERT SPENCER


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