Jeremy Bentham Quotes

- Notable Jeremy Bentham Quotes Index -

Born: February 15, 1748,
Birth Country:
Died: , June 6, 1832
Occupation: Author

1.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

2.
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.
- Jeremy Bentham

3.
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.
- Jeremy Bentham

4.
The age we live in is a busy age in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
- Jeremy Bentham

5.
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.
- Jeremy Bentham

6.
The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
- Jeremy Bentham

7.
The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
- Jeremy Bentham

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