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

Herbert Spencer Topic: Aggression

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

Herbert Spencer Topic: Evolution

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."

Herbert Spencer Topic: Evolution

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

Herbert Spencer Topic: Life

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

Herbert Spencer Topic: Marriage

Music must rank as the highest of the arts -- more than any other, it ministers to human welfare.

Herbert Spencer Topic: Music

Science is organised knowledge.

Herbert Spencer Topic: Science

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

Herbert Spencer Topic: Words

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