For law, in its true notion, is not so much the limitation, as the direction of a free and intelligent agent to his proper interest, and prescribes no farther than is for the general good of those under the law
Quote by John Locke
Law And Lawyers Quotes
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each...
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what...
The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are...
Logic is the anatomy of thought
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they...
Habits wear more constantly and with greatest force than reason, which, when we have most...
I find every sect, as far as reason will help them, make use of it...
The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly,...
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and...
What worries you, masters you.
I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the...
The great words only backed with the right, corresponding and timely action go in the...
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether...
A tiger can smile A snake will say it loves you Lies make us evil
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.