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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. "
Philosophy, Science, Education and Culture - Page 11
by Robert Nola, Gürol Irzik - 2005 - 488 pages
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 26

New Church gen. confer - 1879
...these imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 64

1861
...the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 8

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 " a pig satisfied ; better to be Socrates " dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And, " if the fool and»the pig are of a different '...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - 1863
...the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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Journal of Sacred Literature, Volume 5

Religion - 1864
...the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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, is of a different opinion,...
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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 3

John Stuart Mill - History - 1864
...the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good .which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record

Bible - 1864
...the imperfections, but only hecause he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. 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,...
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Outlines of moral philosophy, with a mem., a suppl., and questions by J. M'Cosh

James McCosh - 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

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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