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Letter "H" » Herbert Spencer Quotes
«The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action»
«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»
Author: Herbert Spencer
Against the man
«Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit»
«The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.»
«Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect»
«Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.»
«The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.»
«Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.»
«Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations»
«Education has for its object the formation of character»