John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill Born May 20 1806 Died May 8 1873

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.

If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind

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

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself

No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought.