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
Quote by Herbert Spencer
We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced
The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities have been wrong must...
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to...
The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear...
Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance
When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the...
Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.
We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom
Marriage: A word which should be pronounced mirage.
Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold.
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one...
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire...
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.