"Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."John Stuart Mill on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."John Stuart Mill on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."John Stuart Mill on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."John Stuart Mill on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."John Stuart Mill on Winston Churchill
"Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained."
"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time."
"There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home."
"Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience."
"The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes."
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