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The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. Herbert Spencer#Absurdity 71
Herbert Spencer#Absurdity 71
Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society. Herbert Spencer#Society 68
Herbert Spencer#Society 68
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. Herbert Spencer#Civilization 68
Herbert Spencer#Civilization 68
All socialism involves slavery. That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labours under coercion to satisfy anothers desires. Herbert Spencer 68
Herbert Spencer 68
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing. Herbert Spencer#Nature 68
Herbert Spencer#Nature 68
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one. Herbert Spencer#Freedom 67
Herbert Spencer#Freedom 67
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. Herbert Spencer#Action 64
Herbert Spencer#Action 64
Time: that which man is always trying to kill, ends in killing him. Herbert Spencer#Time 59
Herbert Spencer#Time 59
There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all argument and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance. This principle is contempt prior to examination. Herbert Spencer#Insults 59
Herbert Spencer#Insults 59
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. Herbert Spencer#Health 58
Herbert Spencer#Health 58
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