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11 Famous Quotes by Herbert Spencer
4/27/1820 - 12/8/1903
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The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action

Education Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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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

Information Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance

Juries and judges Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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

Evolution Quotes, by Herbert Spencer , Source: First Principles (ch. XVI, par. 138)

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This survival of the fittest, which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called "natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life."

Evolution Quotes, by Herbert Spencer , Source: Principles of Biology--Indirect Equilibration

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Science is organised knowledge.

Science Quotes, by Herbert Spencer , Source: Education (ch. II)

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How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

Words Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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Aggression which is flagitious when committed by one, is not sanctioned when committed by a host.

Aggression Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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

Life Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage";.

Marriage Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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Music must rank as the highest of the arts -- more than any other, it ministers to human welfare.

Music Quotes, by Herbert Spencer

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