John Stuart Mill — English Philosopher born on May 20, 1806, died on May 08, 1873

John Stuart Mill was an English philosopher, political economist, feminist, and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy. He has been called "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century". Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control... (wikipedia)

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.
Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.

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