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Aggression which is flagitious when committed by one, is not sanctioned when committed by a host.

Aggression which is flagitious when committed by one, is not sanctioned when committed by a host.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Aggression Quotes,
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There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot read more

There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation

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Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent
homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.

Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent
homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Evolution Quotes,
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Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Life Quotes,
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This survival of the fittest, which I have here sought to express
in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. read more

This survival of the fittest, which I have here sought to express
in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called "natural
selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle
for life."

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Evolution Quotes,
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A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance

A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance

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Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage";.

Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage";.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Science is organised knowledge.

Science is organised knowledge.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Science Quotes,
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How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Words Quotes,
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The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action

by Herbert Spencer Found in: Education Quotes,
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