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" It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. "
The Contemporary Review - Page 519
1879
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 26

New Church gen. confer - 1879
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of these imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool or the pig are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the i John Stuart Mill,...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 64

1861
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1863 - 95 pages
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 8

1863
...that the fool, or dunce, or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than ' they are with theirs. It is better " to be a human being dissatisfied than...dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And, " if the fool and»the pig are of a different ' opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question....
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...the fool, or the pig, is of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record

Bible - 1864
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only hecause he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool or the pig are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of tbe question. The other...
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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 3

John Stuart Mill - History - 1864
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good .which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool or the pig are of a different opinion, it if because they only know their own side of the question. The other...
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Journal of Sacred Literature, Volume 5

Religion - 1864
...will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections...than a fool satisfied. And if the fool or the pig are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other...
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Outlines of moral philosophy, with a mem., a suppl., and questions by J. M'Cosh

James McCosh - 1864
...that there are other desirable ends ; not only so, but that there are higher ends. Mr M. allows that " it is better to be a human being dissatisfied, than a pig satisfied ; better be a Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied " (p. 14). This shows that there are other qualities...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government

Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...knows the compensations which Divine mercy has given for intelligence to the beast and the born fool. " It is better to be a human being dissatisfied, than a pig satisfied," (p. 14.) We may believe it with Mr. Mill ; but, Why is it better? A man dissatisfied is so far in want...
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