This volume contains a collection of aphoristic excerpts taken from a range of Herbert Spencer's written works. Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903) was an esteemed English philosopher, anthropologist, biologist, and sociologist. This profound and thought-provoking selection contains a wealth of interesting and often beautiful musings, that will not only interest, but also be of considerable utility to those who read them. A worthy addition to any bookshelf, this book is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Spencer's work. The sections of this volume include: "Education", "Evolution", "Science", "Sociology", "Politics", "Justice", "Liberty", "Truth and Honesty", "Sympathy", "Happiness", and "self-Control". This antiquarian book was first published in 1894, and is being republished now in an affordable, modern, and high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.