Jeremy Bentham Quotes

Who is Jeremy Bentham?

Jeremy Bentham was an English philosopher known as founder of utilitarianism.

Born February 15, 1748
Died June 06, 1832

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Best 8 Quotes by Jeremy Bentham

“Every law is an infraction of liberty.”

“Is it possible for a man to move the earth? Yes; but he must first find out another earth to stand upon.”

“Reputation is the road to power.”

“Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.”

“Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart.”

“The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.”

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“Bodies are real entities. Surfaces and lines are but fictitious entities. A surface without depth, a line without thickness, was never seen by any man; no; nor can any conception be seriously formed of its existence.”

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“Happiness is a very pretty thing to feel, but very dry to talk about”

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“They never will love where they ought to love, who do not hate where they ought to hate.”


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