Herbert Spencer 1820 - 1903 was an English philosopher, biologist and sociologist. He coined what is now a well-known term, 'survival of the fittest'. 
‘Education is preparation to live completely’ 
‘To have a specific style is to be poor in speech’ 
‘The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future’ 
‘Before he can remake his society, his society must make him’ 
‘Science is organised knowledge’ 
‘Time: That which man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him’ 
‘The most important attribute of man as a moral being is the faculty of self-control’ 
‘Reading is seeing by proxy’ 
‘How often misused words generate misleading thoughts’ 
‘Love is life’s end, but never ending. Love is life’s wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love’s life’s reward, rewarded in rewarding’ 
‘The society exists for the benefit of its members; not its members of the benefit of the society’ 
‘Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold’ 
‘The saying that beauty is but skin deep is but a skin deep saying’ 
‘The great aim of education is not knowledge but action’ 
‘Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings and not by the intellect’ 
‘Education has for its object the formation of character’ 
‘What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man’ 
‘The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools’ 
‘Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations’ 
‘No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy’ 
‘Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom’ 
‘We have unmistakable proof that throughout all past time, there has been a ceaseless devouring of the weak by the strong’ 
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