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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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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.
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He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The usefulness of an opinion is itself matter of opinion.
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Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.
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