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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1350
AUTHOR: Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)
QUOTATION: No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.
ATTRIBUTION: HERBERT SPENCER, Social Statics, part 4, chapter 30, last sentence, p. 456 (1851).
SUBJECTS: Perfection