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The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.
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John Stuart Mill, "On Liberty", 1859

English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)

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