John Locke Quotes (173 quotes)
“It is quite as easy to give our children musical and pleasing names as those that are harsh and difficult; and it will be found by the owners, when they have grown to knowledge, that there is much in a name.”
As quoted in: "Edge-tools of speech" (Houghton, Mifflin, 1899) by Maturin Murray Ballou, p. 324
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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.