Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided
Quote by John Locke
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they...
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what...
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character,...
It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving where in men find...
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than...
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the...
Vague and mysterious forms of speech, and abuse of language, have so long passed for...
Logic is the anatomy of thought
Ll men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion...
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to,...
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit...
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
Habits wear more constantly and with greatest force than reason, which, when we have most...
Habit is everything, even in love.
Habit is the nursery of errors.