John Stuart Mill Quotes

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John Stuart Mill
“I will call no being good who is not what I mean when I apply that epithet to my fellow creatures; and if such a creature can sentence me to hell for not so calling him, to hell I will go .”
John Stuart Mill, An examination of Sir William Hamilton's philosophy, and of the principal philosophical questions discussed in his writings

John Stuart Mill
“There are no means of finding what either one person or many can do, but by trying - and no means by which anyone else can discover for them what it is for their happiness to do or leave undone”
John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women

John Stuart Mill
Auguste Comte, in particular, whose social system, as unfolded in his Systeme de Politique Positive, aims at establishing (though by moral more than by legal appliances) a despotism of society over the individual, surpassing anything contemplated in the political ideal of the most rigid disciplinarian among the ancient philosophers.”
John Stuart Mill

Nigel Warburton
“Mill was very clear on this point: offence should not be confused with harm.”
Nigel Warburton

Alan Ryan
“Modern liberalism has many roots. One of the most important is the ideas of a man described by an American critic as 'his satanic free-trade majesty John Stuart Mill' and revered by others.”
Alan Ryan, On Politics: A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present