John Stuart Mill Quotes

The worth of a state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it

John Stuart Mill

The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England

John Stuart Mill

The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

John Stuart Mill

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

John Stuart Mill

Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.

John Stuart Mill

Was there ever any domination which did not appear natural to those who possessed it?

John Stuart Mill
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