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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

Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.




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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.
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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.
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The pleasure from hard effort is the sweetest.
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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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