Mill Quotes

"Although it is not true that all conservati...

"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative. " - John Stuart Mill
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"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied...

"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied." - John Stuart Mill
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"Genius can only breathe ...

"Genius can only breathe freely in an atmosphere of freedom." -- John Stuart Mill
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"Said loya...

"Said loyalty make a man" - Meek Mill
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β€œNever tell anyone he has no talent. That you may not say. That you d...

β€œNever tell anyone he has no talent. That you may not say. That you do not know. That is the one absolute prohibition laid down.” β€”MARTHA GRAHAM, QUOTED IN Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille
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"Ask yourself whether yo...

"Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so." β€” John Stuart Mill
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Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing...

Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark. Agnes de Mille
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"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be So...

"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question." John Stuart Mill
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The mine owner didn't find the gold, doesn't mine the ...

The mine owner didn't find the gold, doesn't mine the gold, and can't mill the gold but, thanks to the alchemy of capitalism, it's all his. - Bill Haywood, labor leader
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β€œHe who knows only his own ...

β€œHe who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.” -- John Stuart Mill
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Money! Money! Money! shrieking mad celestial money of illusion! Money made of nothing, ...

Money! Money! Money! shrieking mad celestial money of illusion! Money made of nothing, starvation, suicide! Money of failure! Money of death! Money against Eternity! and eternity's strong mills grind out vast paper of illusion! - Allen Ginsberg - Paris, December 1957
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"Neither the life of an individual nor t...

"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both." - C. Wright Mills
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Truth gains more even by the errors of one who, with due study and preparat...

Truth gains more even by the errors of one who, with due study and preparation, thinks for himself, than by the true opinions of those who only hold them because they do not suffer themselves to think. - John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
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"Living is a form of not being sure, not kn...

"Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next, or how.The moment you know how, you begin to die a little." - Agnes De Mille
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Conservatives are not necessaril...

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. - John Stuart Mill
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"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the co...

"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Stuart Mill
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"Although it is not true that all conservati...

"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative." - John Stuart Mill
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I have done my ...

I have done my work.β€”final words of John Stuart Mill
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"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would ...

"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Mills
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"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civil...

"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilised community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant (…) the individual is sovereign." - John Stuart Mill
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"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps....

"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps. They sense that within their everyday worlds, they cannot overcome their troubles, and in this feeling, they are often quite correct." C. Wright Mills, 1959
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"Over himself, over his own ...

"Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign." - John Stuart Mill
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"But was there ever any domination which did ...

"But was there ever any domination which did not appear natural to those who possessed it?" - John Stuart Mill, "The Subjection of Women," 1869
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"So true is that unnatural generally means...

"So true is that unnatural generally means only uncustomary, and that everything which is usual appears natural." - John Stuart Mill
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"A person may cause evil to others not only by his ac...

"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." -John Stuart Mill
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"He who knows only his own...

"He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that." -John Stuart Mill
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β€œAll good things which e...

β€œAll good things which exist are the fruits of originality." --John Stuart Mill
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New spirit of the age; gain w...

New spirit of the age; gain wealth, forgetting all but self - Lowell Mill Girls (Early 1800's)
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β€œ When society requires to be rebuilt, there is no...

β€œ When society requires to be rebuilt, there is no use in attempting to rebuild it on the old plan. ” β€”John Stuart Mill, Dissertations and Discussions (1859)
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"I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that...

"I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it." - John Stuart Mill
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β€Ž"For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'eme...

β€Ž"For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'emergency' without a foreseeable end,...Such men as these are crackpot realists: in the name of realism they have constructed a paranoid reality all their own." -C. Wright Mills
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β€œSo true is that unnatural generally means...

β€œSo true is that unnatural generally means only uncustomary, and that everything which is usual appears natural.” - John Stuart Mill
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"If some Nero or Domitian were to require a hundred persons to run a race for their lives, on the...

"If some Nero or Domitian were to require a hundred persons to run a race for their lives, on the condition that the fifty or twenty who came in hindmost should be put to death, it would not be any diminution of the injustice that the strongest or nimblest would be certain to escape.” -J.S. Mill
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