Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer

British Philosopher

Lived from: 1820-1903

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    A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
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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.
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    Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold.
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    Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
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    Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.
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    Evolution is a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity, to a definite coherent heterogeneity.
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    How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
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    It must be admitted that the conception of virtue cannot be separated from the conception of happinessproducing conduct.
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    Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
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    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.
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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.
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    Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
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    Opinion is ultimately determined by feelings, and not by the intellect.
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    People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
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    Science is organized knowledge.
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