3 Quotes filtered by John Stuart Mill

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are Conservatives.

John Stuart Mill 1866

Category: Insulting Conservatives

Tags: Insulting Conservatives, Insults, John Stuart Mill

The liberty of the individual must be this far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.

John Stuart Mill 1859

Category: Freedom & Liberty

Tags: Freedom & Liberty, Ideologies, John Stuart Mill

If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.

John Stuart Mill 1859

Category: Free Speech

Tags: Free Speech, John Stuart Mill, Policy

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Nigel was secretive. I think he was a man of many complexes, he was also a man of many, many talents, sometime a very creative person will also have great drawbacks. He did some very imaginative budgets in income tax. He wrote the best budgets as far as style is concerned that we've ever had. I always took the view that you had to take the rough with the smooth. If you have someone with great talent and ability you have to take some of the drawbacks too.

Margaret Thatcher

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