Popular quotes of famous philosopher John Locke

Popular quotes of famous philosopher John Locke

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.
No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.


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