All Quotes, Herbert Spencer

30+ Herbert Spencer Quotes

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, classical liberal political theorist, and biologist. Widely known for developing the conception of evolution as the progressive development of the physical world. Spencer is best known for the expression "survival of the fittest". This is a Quoteish quote tribute to one of the most popular philosopher of all time Herbert Spencer, with 32 of his quotes on socialism, science, and morality.

Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold. - Herbert Spencer
Every cause produces more than one effect. - Herbert Spencer
All socialism involves slavery. - Herbert Spencer
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship. - Herbert Spencer
Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance. - Herbert Spencer
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations. - Herbert Spencer
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. - Herbert Spencer
Education has for its object the formation of character. - Herbert Spencer
No one can be perfectly happy till all are happy. - 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 wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. - Herbert Spencer
Science is organized knowledge. - Herbert Spencer
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect. - Herbert Spencer
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal. - Herbert Spencer
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man. - Herbert Spencer
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom. - Herbert Spencer
All socialism involves slavery. - Herbert Spencer
Government is essentially immoral. - Herbert Spencer
This survival of the fittest implies multiplication of the fittest. - Herbert Spencer
A man's liberties are none the less aggressed upon because those who coerce him do so in the belief that he will be benefited. - Herbert Spencer
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. - Herbert Spencer
Progress, therefore, is not an accident, but a necessity…It is a part of nature. - Herbert Spencer
Mental power cannot be got from ill-fed brains. - Herbert Spencer
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. - Herbert Spencer
The idea of disembodied spirits is wholly unsupported by evidence, and I cannot accept it. - Herbert Spencer
We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced. - Herbert Spencer
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one. - Herbert Spencer
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations. - Herbert Spencer
Morality knows nothing of geographical boundaries, or distinctions of race. - Herbert Spencer
Never educate a child to be a gentleman or lady alone, but to be a man, a woman. - Herbert Spencer
During human progress, every science is evolved out of its corresponding art. - Herbert Spencer
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