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John Stuart Mill

Quote of John Stuart Mill - You have enemies? Good. That means...


Biography - John Stuart Mill:

English philosopher and political economist.
Born: 1806 - Died: 1873
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.




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Quotes for: enemy


In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.





The best is the enemy of good.





Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.





If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.





Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.





Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.











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John Stuart Mill also said...


He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.





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 of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both sides.





There should be, in every polity, a centre of resistance to the predominent power in the constitution - and in a democratic constitution, therefore, a nucleus of resistance to the democracy.





That principle is, that 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. That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.





The usefulness of an opinion is itself matter of opinion.





Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.












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