The best Quotations


A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
- Herbert Spencer

Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold.
- Herbert Spencer

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

Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.
- Herbert Spencer

Evolution is a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity, to a definite coherent heterogeneity.
- Herbert Spencer

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
- 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

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
- Herbert Spencer

Opinion is ultimately determined by 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

Science is organized knowledge.
- 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

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
- Herbert Spencer

There is one principle that can keep a man in everlasting ignorance. that is contempt prior to investigation.
- Herbert Spencer

Time is that which a man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him.
- Herbert Spencer


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Quotation When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly. - writer
Quotation Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose. - writer
Quotation The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty. - writer
Quotation Normality highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal. Normal men have killed perhaps 100, 000 of their fellow normal men in the last fifty years. - writer
Quotation Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves? - writer
Quotation No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also. - writer