"Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Herbert Spencer on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Herbert Spencer on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Herbert Spencer on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Herbert Spencer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Herbert Spencer on Ray Charles
"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."