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Jeremy Bentham

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Biography - Jeremy Bentham:

English philosopher and jurist. He regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism.
Born: 1748 - Died: 1832
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
Jeremy Bentham



Note  

Note



Advice to a young girl

Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you to add something to the pleasure of others, or to diminish something of their pains. And for every grain of enjoyment you sow in the bosom of another, you shall find a harvest in your own bosom; while every sorrow which you pluck out from the thoughts and feelings of a fellow creature shall be replaced by beautiful peace and joy in the sanctuary of your soul.




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Créez tout le bonheur que vous êtes capable de créer : supprimez toute la misère que vous êtes capable de supprimer.”
Jeremy Bentham

German
Schaffen Sie all das Glück, das Sie schaffen können; beseitigen Sie all das Elend, das Sie beseitigen können.”
Jeremy Bentham




See also  

See also...



Quote
We must cultivate our garden.”
Voltaire - Candide ou l'Optimisme

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Of all the sciences needful for men, the chief one is the knowledge of how to live, doing as little harm as possible; and of all arts, the most important is that which teaches how to avoid evil, and how to produce good with the least violence.”
Leo Tolstoy




Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Jeremy Bentham also said...


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Why should the law refuse its protection to any sensitive being? The time will come when humanity will extend its mantle over everything which breathes.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Penal Law
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Morals and Legislation
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