"An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Herbert Spencer on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Herbert Spencer on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Herbert Spencer on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Herbert Spencer on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Herbert Spencer on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances."
"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action."
"Education has for its object the formation of character."
"We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one."