"Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Herbert Spencer on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Herbert Spencer on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Herbert Spencer on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Herbert Spencer on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Herbert Spencer on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."