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Letter "J" » John Locke Quotes
«The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men.- It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter.- It is all pure.»
«There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.»
«The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.»
«Man... hath by nature a power.... to preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate - against the injuries and attempts of other men.»
«What worries you, masters you.»
«Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.»
«All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.»
«If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.»
«The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.»
«The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.»