John Stuart Mill Quotes


10 John Stuart Mill quotes:



"It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being."
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"Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"There is one plain rule of life. Try thyself unweariedly till thou findest the highest thing thou art capable of doing, faculties and outward circumstances being both duly considered, and then do it."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"But society has now fairly got the better of individuality; and the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal Impulses and preferences."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Individuality Quotes
"That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Individuality Quotes
"Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next."
Author: Mill Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error."
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"He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that."
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