Herbert Spencer Quotes

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

Education has for its object the formation of character.

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

The more specific idea of Evolution now reaches beyond biology to inform our understanding of the Universe as a whole.

A peculiarity of our elevated race-complex is that through its increased difficulty of establishment, we assume its consequent unchangingness.

The wise man is he who knows when and how to use his knowledge.

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

The preservation of health is a duty.

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

The great aim of life is not knowledge but action.

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Progress is not an accident, but a necessity.

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

To better understand your place in the universe, you must first understand the universe.

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike.

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

The more specific an idea, the less it engages our interest; it’s the general idea that stimulates our interest.

If you want to succeed, you can’t just wait for luck to come to you. You have to create your own luck.

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one has to do.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

The great aim of life is knowledge, not action.

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

The more specific an idea, the less it engages our interest; it’s the general idea that stimulates our interest.

The preservation of health is a duty.

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

The wise man is he who knows when and how to use his knowledge.

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

The more specific an idea, the less it engages our interest; it’s the general idea that stimulates our interest.

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

The great aim of life is knowledge, not action.

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

The wise man is he who knows when and how to use his knowledge.

The preservation of health is a duty.

The more specific an idea, the less it engages our interest; it’s the general idea that stimulates our interest.

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

The great aim of life is not knowledge but action.

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