I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)
Contributed by: Zaady
He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.
When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade and no horses are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.
The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.
Source: On Liberty, 1859
We have a right, also, in various ways, to act upon our unfavorable opinion of anyone, not to the oppression of his individuality, but in the exercise of ours.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next.
Source: Quoted by Adlai Stevenson
The perpetual obstacle to human advancement is custom.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interest.
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
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