It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied 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 party to the comparison knows both sides.

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) English philosopher and economist
Utilitarianism, ch. 2
Added on 13-Jan-09 | Last updated 13-Jan-09
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