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Quote from John Stuart Mill,

"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 sufficient warrant."


John Stuart Mill (more quotes by John Stuart Mill or books by/about John Stuart Mill)

(1806-1873) English philosopher and economist


Government, Individual Rights, Justice, Power, Prohibition, Responsibility, Restraint, Socialism


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