Why I'll Always Have a Soft Spot for John Stuart Mill

Warning: this post is mushy 

A few weeks ago I was looking through some old documents and came across a few quotes from John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, Chapter II: On the Liberty of Thought & Discussion, that I had tracked down and copied from Wikiquote. On a whim, I took a screenshot and tweeted them:

Although I'm not ashamed of my follower count (*cough* 533) I'm not exactly a twitter celebrity, and 17 retweets made this my best performing tweet by far.