"The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."John Stuart Mill on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."John Stuart Mill on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."John Stuart Mill on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."John Stuart Mill on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."John Stuart Mill on Abraham Lincoln
"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."