Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
Quote by John Locke
Freedom of men under government is to have a standing rule to live by, common...
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in...
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his...
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the...
I thought that I had no time for faith nor time to pray, then I...
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of...
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they...
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character,...
To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show...
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion...
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
I find every sect, as far as reason will help them, make use of it...
Future's the only flower worth tending in this earth, / where I sow my words...
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive...
God is a philosophical black hole, the point where reason breaks down.