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Letter "J" » John Stuart Mill Quotes
«Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.»
«War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.»
«The worth of the state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it»
«Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.»
«In this age, the man who dares to think for himself and to act independently does a service to his race»
«A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.»
«The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others.»
«That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time»
«Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.»
«Men do not desire merely to be rich, but to be richer than other men»