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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 Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ... - Page 264
by New Church gen. confer - 1879
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 8

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - Literary Criticism - 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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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 3

John Stuart Mill - History - 1864
...they are at all bearable ; and they will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all...the fool or the pig are of a different opinion, it if because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...they are at all bearable; and they will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all...than a fool satisfied. And if 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...
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Outlines of moral philosophy, with a mem., a suppl., and questions by J. M'Cosh

Dugald Stewart - 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

Charles Tennant - 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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A book of thoughts [selected from Engl., Fr. and Germ. authors] by, Volume 1

Book - 1865
...persuaded that the fool, or dunce or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they with theirs. It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be a Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool and the pig are of a different opinion,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 36

Literature - 1879
...hardly deigns to count the lower pleasures as worth putting in the scale : it is better, he thinks, to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied...to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. If the pig or the fool is of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the...
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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...persuaded that the fool, or dunce or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they with theirs. It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be a Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool and the pig are of a different opinion,...
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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...persuaded that the fool, or dunce or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they with theirs. It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be a Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool and the pig are ot a different opinion,...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1871 - 120 pages
...they are at all bearable ; and they will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious' of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all...than a fool satisfied. And if 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...
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