Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham

English philosopher, economist and legal theorist, the founder of utilitarianism
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.More Jeremy Bentham quotes [10/13/2011 11:10:18]
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.More Jeremy Bentham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How is property given? By restraining liberty; that is, by taking it away so far as necessary for the purpose. How is your house made yours? By debarring every one else from the liberty of entering it without your leave.More Jeremy Bentham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is it that should trace the insuperable line? ...The question is not, Can they reason? nor Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?More Jeremy Bentham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reputation is the road to powerMore Jeremy Bentham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Eugeny Antonuk "He was not understood by his contemporaries" - this is the common fate of geniuses who have everything in order with meaning. [05/06/2019 02:05:10] More


Anatoly Yurkin The fool takes the General view as a disease. [05/04/2019 12:05:06] More


Eugeny Antonuk The critic is the one who could show how correctly if he could. [05/04/2019 09:05:28] More


Eugene Ryabyi True love is always the first, all the rest is cheap imitations of it. [04/26/2019 04:04:23] More


Eugeny Antonuk Swearing is not surprising. But let them not get upset, there is still a lot of years ahead, they will still be surprised. [05/05/2019 05:05:12] More