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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

Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.



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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: experience


Quotes

Quotes for: experience


What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.





Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.





Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.





Experience is the teacher of all things.











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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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