Saturday’s Piece

“A state which dwarfs its men, in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes – will find that with small men no great thing can really be accomplished.”

(John Stuart Mill, 1806 – 1873)

John Lentell

15th November, 1969

Sunday’s Piece

“If all mankind, minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”

(John Stuart Mill, 1806 – 1873)

John Lentell

8th June, 1969

Thursday’s Piece

“Eccentricity has always abounded when and where the strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society is proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigour and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of our times.”

(John Stuart Mill, 1806 – 1873)

John Lentell

December 7th, 1968