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John Locke Quote: “If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.”

If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.

— John Locke



John Locke Quote: “Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.”

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Merit and good works is the end of man’s motion; and conscience of the same is the accomplishment of man’s rest; for if a man can be partaker of God’s theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God’s rest.”

Merit and good works is the end of man’s motion; and conscience of the same is the accomplishment of man’s rest; for if a man can be partaker of God’s theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God’s rest.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight.”

Memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The picture of a shadow is a positive thing.”

The picture of a shadow is a positive thing.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Consciousness is the perception of what passes in man’s own mind.”

Consciousness is the perception of what passes in man’s own mind.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The senses at first let in particular Ideas, and furnish the yet empty Cabinet: And the Mind by degrees growing familiar with some of them, they are lodged in the Memory, and Names got to them.”

The senses at first let in particular Ideas, and furnish the yet empty Cabinet: And the Mind by degrees growing familiar with some of them, they are lodged in the Memory, and Names got to them.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.”

As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “MEN being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent.”

MEN being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The most precious of all possessions is power over ourselves.”

The most precious of all possessions is power over ourselves.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards.”

An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “These two, I say, viz. external material things, as the objects of SENSATION, and the operations of our own minds within, as the objects of REFLECTION, are to me the only originals from whence all our ideas take their beginnings.”

These two, I say, viz. external material things, as the objects of SENSATION, and the operations of our own minds within, as the objects of REFLECTION, are to me the only originals from whence all our ideas take their beginnings.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.”

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it, into which a young gentleman should be enter’d by degrees, as he can bear it; and the earlier the better, so he be in safe and skillful hands to guide him.”

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it, into which a young gentleman should be enter’d by degrees, as he can bear it; and the earlier the better, so he be in safe and skillful hands to guide him.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.”

It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Don’t let the things you don’t have prevent you from using what you do have.”

Don’t let the things you don’t have prevent you from using what you do have.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “I thought that I had no time for faith nor time to pray, then I saw an armless man saying his Rosary with his feet.”

I thought that I had no time for faith nor time to pray, then I saw an armless man saying his Rosary with his feet.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Thus parents, by humouring and cockering them when little, corrupt the principles of nature in their children, and wonder afterwards to taste the bitter waters, when they themselves have poison’d the fountain.”

Thus parents, by humouring and cockering them when little, corrupt the principles of nature in their children, and wonder afterwards to taste the bitter waters, when they themselves have poison’d the fountain.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Our Business here is not to know all things, but those which concern our conduct.”

Our Business here is not to know all things, but those which concern our conduct.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The necessity of pursuing true happiness is the foundation of all liberty- Happiness, in its full extent, is the utmost pleasure we are capable of.”

The necessity of pursuing true happiness is the foundation of all liberty- Happiness, in its full extent, is the utmost pleasure we are capable of.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “I find every sect, as far as reason will help them, make use of it gladly: and where it fails them, they cry out, It is a matter of faith, and above reason.”

I find every sect, as far as reason will help them, make use of it gladly: and where it fails them, they cry out, It is a matter of faith, and above reason.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions.”

Being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands.”

If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “As much land as a man tills, plants, improves, cultivated, and can use the product of, so much is his property. He by his labour does, as it were, enclose it from the common.”

As much land as a man tills, plants, improves, cultivated, and can use the product of, so much is his property. He by his labour does, as it were, enclose it from the common.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Who hath a prospect of the different state of perfect happiness or misery that attends all men after this life, depending on their behavior, the measures of good and evil that govern his choice are mightily changed.”

Who hath a prospect of the different state of perfect happiness or misery that attends all men after this life, depending on their behavior, the measures of good and evil that govern his choice are mightily changed.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.”

To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “He that in the ordinary affairs of life would admit of nothing but direct plain demonstration would be sure of nothing in this world but of perishing quickly.”

He that in the ordinary affairs of life would admit of nothing but direct plain demonstration would be sure of nothing in this world but of perishing quickly.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “All rising to great place is by a winding stair; and if there be factions, it is good to side a man’s self whilst he is in the rising, and to balance himself when he is placed.”

All rising to great place is by a winding stair; and if there be factions, it is good to side a man’s self whilst he is in the rising, and to balance himself when he is placed.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “There are a thousand ways to Wealth, but only one way to Heaven.”

There are a thousand ways to Wealth, but only one way to Heaven.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.”

It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “No peace and security among mankind-let alone common friendship-can ever exist as long as people think that governments get their authority from God and that religion is to be propagated by force of arms.”

No peace and security among mankind-let alone common friendship-can ever exist as long as people think that governments get their authority from God and that religion is to be propagated by force of arms.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.”

We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Slavery is so vile and miserable an Estate of Man, and so directly opposite to the generous Temper and Courage of our Nation; that ’tis hardly to be conceived, that an Englishman, much less a Gentleman, should plead for’t.”

Slavery is so vile and miserable an Estate of Man, and so directly opposite to the generous Temper and Courage of our Nation; that ’tis hardly to be conceived, that an Englishman, much less a Gentleman, should plead for’t.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Success in fighting means not coming at your opponent the way he wants to fight you.”

Success in fighting means not coming at your opponent the way he wants to fight you.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Firmness or stiffness of the mind is not from adherence to truth, but submission to prejudice.”

Firmness or stiffness of the mind is not from adherence to truth, but submission to prejudice.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities.”

The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “God, when he makes the prophet, does not unmake the man.”

God, when he makes the prophet, does not unmake the man.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “The visible mark of extraordinary wisdom and power appear so plainly in all the works of creation.”

The visible mark of extraordinary wisdom and power appear so plainly in all the works of creation.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Since nothing appears to me to give Children so much becoming Confidence and Behavior, and so raise them to the conversation of those above their Age, as Dancing. I think they should be taught to dance as soon as they are capable of learning it.”

Since nothing appears to me to give Children so much becoming Confidence and Behavior, and so raise them to the conversation of those above their Age, as Dancing. I think they should be taught to dance as soon as they are capable of learning it.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “He that will have his son have respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great reverence for his son.”

He that will have his son have respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great reverence for his son.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Try all things, hold fast that which is good.”

Try all things, hold fast that which is good.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit himself of judging amiss.”

He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit himself of judging amiss.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Truth, like gold, is not less so for being newly brought out of the mine.”

Truth, like gold, is not less so for being newly brought out of the mine.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.”

To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Whenever legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience.”

Whenever legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.”

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.”

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.”

To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed.”

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed.

— John Locke


John Locke Quote: “But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression.”

But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression.

— John Locke

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