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
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character,...
Habits wear more constantly and with greatest force than reason, which, when we have most...
Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others
It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line,...
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion...
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving where in men find...
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for...
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is...
All wealth is the product of labor.
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or...
I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly,...
I find every sect, as far as reason will help them, make use of it...
Logic is the anatomy of thought
In the rough, a symbol is a sign that stands for something Before a noise,...
Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the...