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Letter "J" » John Stuart Mill Quotes
«There is a limit to the legitimate interference of collective opinion with individual independence: and to find that limit, and maintain it against encroachment, is as indispensable to a good condition of human affairs, as protection against politica»
«The great creative individual. . . is capable of more wisdom and virtue than collective man ever can be.»
«The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.»
«As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.»
«The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do.»
«Men are men before they are lawyers, or physicians, or merchants, or manufacturers; and if you make them capable and sensible men, they will make themselves capable and sensible lawyers or physicians»
«To understand one woman is not necessarily to understand any other woman.»
«A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself.»
«Conversancy with Hegel tends to deprave one's intellect.»
«The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.»