"We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Herbert Spencer on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Herbert Spencer on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Herbert Spencer on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Herbert Spencer on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."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."
"Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom."