Jeremy Bentham Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Jeremy Bentham quotes, Jeremy Bentham sayings, and Jeremy Bentham proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual. Jeremy Bentham
The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer? Jeremy Bentham
Every law is an infraction of liberty. Jeremy Bentham
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation. Jeremy Bentham
The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law. Jeremy Bentham
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. Jeremy Bentham
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government. Jeremy Bentham
It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual. Jeremy Bentham
The spirit of dogmatic theology poisons anything it touches. Jeremy Bentham
Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart. Jeremy Bentham
All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil. Jeremy Bentham
Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet. Jeremy Bentham
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government. Jeremy Bentham
Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet. Jeremy Bentham
Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet. Jeremy Bentham
Reputation is the road to power. Jeremy Bentham