John Stuart Mill quotes

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Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so.
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society ha ...
That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time.
The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existi ...
All that makes existence valuable to any one depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The worth of a State, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it ... a State which dwarfs its men, in order tha ...
The only power deserving the name is that of masses, and of governments while they make themselves the organ of the tendencies and ...
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life ...
The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.
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