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.
Quote by John Locke
John Locke Quotes
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than...
Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but...
Logic is the anatomy of thought
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for...
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Vague and mysterious forms of speech, and abuse of language, have so long passed for...
Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a...
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater...
He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit...
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and...
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion...
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
All wealth is the product of labor.
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.