"The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Herbert Spencer on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Herbert Spencer on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Herbert Spencer on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Herbert Spencer on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Herbert Spencer on William Shakespeare
"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."