James Mill was a Scottish historian, economist, political theorist, and philosopher. He is counted among the founders of the Ricardian school of economics. His son, John Stuart Mill, was also a noted philosopher of liberalism, utilitarianism and the civilizing mission of the British Empire.
|Government is merely a means to an end.||Management & Managing Government|
|How is it the community can check ? The community can act only when assembled; and when assembled, it is incapable of acting. The community, however, can choose representatives.||Power|
|The labourer has neither raw materials nor tools. These are provided for him by the capitalist. For making this provision the capitalist of course expects a reward||Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs ;Capitalism|
|The monarchy and aristocracy have all possible motives for endeavoring to obtain unlimited power over the persons and property of the community. The consequence is inevitable: they have all possible motives for combining to obtain that power.||Power|
|Every man should be considered as having a right to the character which he deserves; that is, to be spoken of according to his actions.|
|Exhortations to obstruct the operations of Government in detail, should; Exhortations to resist all.||Government|
|It cannot be precisely known how any thing is good or bad, till it is precisely known what it is.|