"Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Herbert Spencer on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Herbert Spencer on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Herbert Spencer on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Herbert Spencer on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."