Stuart 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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"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contribute...

"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contributes little to pollution, makes a positive contribution to health and causes little death or injury, it can be regarded as the most benevolent of machines." β€”Stuart S. Wilson
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β€œDon’t downgrade your dreams just to...

β€œDon’t downgrade your dreams just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.” -Stuart Scott
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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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"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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"Happiness must be cultivated. It is like characte...

"Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds" - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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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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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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"For those who believe, no proof is...

"For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible." - Stuart Chase
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"Death is always a ...

"Death is always a surprise, even when it isn't." -Stuart McLean.
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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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"It is easier to get for...

"It is easier to get forgiveness than permission." - Stuart's Law of Retroaction
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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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"For those who believe, no proof ...

"For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who do not, no proof is possible." - Stuart Chase
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Consciousness is a fascinating but elusive phenomenon: it is i...

Consciousness is a fascinating but elusive phenomenon: it is impossible to specify what it is, what it does, or why it evolved. Nothing worth reading has been written on it. -Stuart Sutherland
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I have done my ...

I have done my work.β€”final words of John Stuart Mill
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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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"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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"Over himself, over his own ...

"Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign." - John Stuart Mill
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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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"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€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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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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