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John Stuart Mill Quotes: The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do.
         

The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do.


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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.



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Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.



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I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.



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