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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If I were a German today, I would be proud, proud but also worried. I would be proud of the magnificent achievement of rebuilding my country, entrenching democracy and assuming the undoubtedly preponderant position in Europe. But a united Germany can't and won't subordinate its national interests in economic or in foreign policy to those of the Community indefinitely. Germany's new pre-eminence is a fact - and its power is a problem - as much for Germans as for the rest of Europe.

Margaret Thatcher

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