Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
Quote by Herbert Spencer
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In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
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.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Education has for its object the formation of character.
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
The Met is not only the finest encyclopedic museum of art in the United States it is arguably the finest anywhere.
For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush.
I feel like my work has been my path to freedom from having grown up in a segregated environment.
I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
Surely being a Professional Beauty - let alone an ageing one - is one of the most insecure and doomed careers imaginable.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?
I was blessed, because I come from a family where they knock you down before you float away. I have a lot of brothers who just make sure we have our feet on the ground, and my mom is a rock star. She is an amazing mother.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.