The Cotton Mill invented in England , within the last twenty years forms an item of great importance in the general mass of national industry ….To this invention is to be attributed essentially the immense progress, which has been so suddenly made in Great Britain in the various fabrics of cotton.
I wandered by the brook-side, I wandered by the Mill: I could not hear the brook flow. The noisy wheel was still.
John Stuart Mill, By a mighty effort of will, Overcame his natural bonhomie And wrote'Principles of Political Economy'.Edmund Clerihew Bentley
I protest against deference to any man, whether John Stuart Mill, or Adam Smith, or Aristotle, being allowed to check inquiry. Our science has become far too much a stagnant one, in which opinions rather than experience and reason are appealed to.william stanley jevons
...there I came to know him (Mises) mainly as a tremendously efficient executive, the kind of man who, as was said of John Stuart Mill, because he does a normal day's work in two hours, always has a clear desk and time to talk about anything. I came to know him as one of the best educated and informed men I have ever known...ludwig von mises
Mill sought to strengthen his defence of trade unions not by denying their possible monopoly effects, but by an appeal to the principle of laisser faire itself. To prevent the formation of corporate unions was, he thought, to interfere with a right obviously included in the general rule of freedom of contract.roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
I believe that the harm which Mill has done to the world by the passage in his book on Political Economy in which he favours the principle of Protection in young communities, has outweighed all the good which may have been caused by his other writings.Richard Cobden
The change began with John Stuart Mill and the Utopians . When Mill pointed out that economics had no ultimate solution to the problem of distribution , that society might do with the fruits of its toil as it saw fit, he introduced into the mechanical calculus of the market a conflicting calculus of moral judgment.robert heilbroner
I protest against deference to any man, whether John Stuart Mill, or Adam Smith, or Aristotle , being allowed to check inquiry.
Some physiologists will have it that the stomach is a Mill;others, that it is a fermenting vat;others again that it is a stew-pan;but in my view of the matter, it is neither a Mill, a fermenting vat, nor a stew-panbut a stomach, gentlemen, a stomach.
Ask for this great deliverer now, and find him Eyeless in Gaza at the Mill with slaves.john milton
In the early morning the Mill girls clumping down the cobbled street, all in clogs, making a curiously formidable sound, like an army hurrying into battle. I suppose this is the typical sound of Lancashire.
And a proverb haunts my mindAs a spell is cast,"The Mill cannot grindWith the water that is past."sarah doudney
The mine owners "did not find the gold, they did not mine the gold, they did not Mill the gold, but by some weird alchemy all the gold belonged to them!"bill haywood
Stranded in this Mill town railroad yard while the whole world was converging elsewhere, we seemed to be nothing but children playing among heroic men.john knowles
The recent market run-up that appreciated run-of-the- Mill shares also chanced to send up those token gold holdings. Pure luck, undeserved and unlikely to reoccur. Good questions outrank easy answers.paul samuelson
Oh seize the instant time; you never willWith waters once passed by impel the Mill.richard chenevix trench
Numbers instill a feeling for the lie of the land, and furnish grist for the mathematical Mill that is the physicist's principal tool.hans christian von baeyer
He is my friend who grinds at my Mill.
Oh, to be home again, home again, home again! Under the apple-boughs, down by the Mill!james thomas fields
The world rolls round for ever like a Mill; It grinds out death and life and good and ill; It has no purpose, heart or mind or will.james thomson
Until the beginning of the twentieth century most of Ahmedabad’s population resided within the Fort Walls [on the eastern bank of the Sabaramati River. The opening of the first Ahmedabad textile Mill in 1861 and of the railway line between Ahmedabad and Bombay [now Mumbai] three years was a harbinger of the city’s rapid expansion. The developing textile industry generated waves of migration into the city and extensive growth of its population and territory.
Much water goeth by the Mill That the miller knoweth not of.
The miller sees not all the water that goes by his Mill.robert burton
But here by the Mill the castled clouds Mocked themselves in the dizzy water.
Euler calculated the force of the wheels necessary to raise the water in a reservoir … My Mill was carried out geometrically and could not raise a drop of water fifty yards from the reservoir. Vanity of vanities! Vanity of geometry!