One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
But society has now fairly got the better of individuality; and the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal Impulses and preferences
When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.
One person with a belief is a social power equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.
One person with a belief is a social power equal to 99 who have only interests.
To understand one woman is not necessarily to understand any other woman.
Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
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 in silencing mankind
It is as certain that many opinions, now general, will be rejected by future ages, as it is that many, once general, are rejected by the present
Originality is the one thing unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
Language is the light of the mind
The sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self-protection
The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The worth of a state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it