He rather hated the ruling few than loved the suffering many.

Jeremy Bentham

In reference to James Mill, the father of John Stuart Mill.

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Bentham, Jeremy. Quoted in "7 Aug. 1849 entry," Memories of Old Friends, being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox. Edited by H. N. Pym. J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1882.