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
Quote by John Locke
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for...
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but...
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in...
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show...
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each...
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion...
I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
Freedom of men under government is to have a standing rule to live by, common...
The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are...
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character,...
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a...
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they...