If it were felt that the free development of individuality is one of the leading essentials of well-being; that it is not only a coordinate element with all that is designated by the terms civilisation, instruction, education, culture, but is itself a necessary part and condition of all those things; there would be no danger that liberty should be undervalued.
This quote is about uncategorised.
You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below
Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.
Source Notes: Source: JOHN STUART MILL, On Liberty, ed. David Spitz, chapter 3, p. 54 . Originally published in 1859.
John Stuart Mill (May 20, 1806 May 8, 1873), an English philosopher and political economist, was an influential classical liberal thinker of the 19th century. He was an advocate of utilitarianism, the ethical theory first proposed by his godfather Jeremy Bentham.