Said "As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because it is impossible to tell where it ends." He was one of the founders of modern utilitarianism.
He was a child prodigy and was found reading a multi-volume work of English history as a toddler. He began studying Latin at age three.
He played a prominent role in the study of Anglo-American philosophy of law.
His brother was the mechanical engineer and naval architect
He and Friedrich Nietzsche were both famous and impactful European philosophers.