Best Quotes by Herbert Spencer (Top 10)

  1. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
  2. The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
  3. Society exists for the benefit of its members - not the members for the benefit of society.
  4. 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.
  5. All socialism involves slavery.
  6. 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.
  7. Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
  8. How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
  9. Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
  10. Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.

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