John Stuart Mill Quote: “Eccentricity has always abounded when and…”

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.

John Stuart Mill

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Name: John Stuart Mill
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: English
Birthday: May 20, 1806
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