John Locke Quotes (173 quotes)
“He that will have his son have a respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great reverence for his son.”
Some Thoughts Concerning Education (1693)
“All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
Book IV, Ch. 20, sec. 17 - Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)
The Works of John Locke (1828 edition)
Book 1, Ch. 3, sec. 3 - Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Locke
Born: August 29, 1632
Died: October 28, 1704 (aged 72)
Bio: John Locke, widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory.
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