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John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill ( 1806–1873) was an English philosopher, political economist, and civil servant. One of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory, political theory, and political economy. He was the author of numerous works, the most famous of which is On Liberty.

“A people may prefer a free government but if, from indolence, or carelessness, or cowardice, or want of public spirit, they are unequal to the exertions necessary for preserving it; if they will not...