John Mill

John Mill

English philosopher, economist and social activist
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.More John Mill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unfortunately for the good sense of mankind, the fact of their fallibility is far from carrying the weight in their practical judgement, which is always allowed to it in theory; for while every one well knows himself to be fallible, few think it necessary to take any precautions against their own fallibility.More John Mill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That miscellaneous collection of a few wise and many foolish individuals, called the public.More John Mill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It can do truth no service to blind the fact, known to all who have the most ordinary acquaintance with literary history, that a large portion of the noblest and most valuable moral teaching has been the work not only of men who did not know, but of men who knew and rejected the Christian faith.More John Mill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a sage.More John Mill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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