“Mill’s [life story] is of a man out in the pure sun of reason and rational inquiry, lit at night by the romantic moonlight of a little bit of love and just enough madness.”
That’s from Adam Gopnik’s wonderful account of Mill’s life. The opening paragraph of the piece contains this: “Certainly no one has ever been so right about so many things so much of the time as John Stuart Mill.”
Mill made it onto my icons list of 2009.
4 comments on “John Stuart Mill’s Life, In a Sentence”
So great!! Thank for sharing
nice idea. let’s do the best to be a winner.
Thanks, Ben. have you ever revisited your list of icons post 2009? would love to know. Best, rahul
Haven’t yet. 🙂