John Locke Quotes

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John Locke was an English philosopher and influential Enlightenment thinker known as the Father of Liberalism. He is known for his works An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and Two Treatises of Government.

Born August 29, 1632
Died October 28, 1704

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Best 6 Quotes by John Locke

“Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature.”

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“It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth.”

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“No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”

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“The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.”

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“The mind is furnished with ideas by experience alone.”

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“What worries you, masters you.”

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