John Locke

John Locke

was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers
Certain subjects yield a general power that may be applied in any direction and should be studied by all.More John Locke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any single man must judge for himself whether circumstances warrant obedience or resistance to the commands of the civil magistrate; we are all qualified, entitled, and morally obliged to evaluate the conduct of our rulers. This political judgment, moreover, is not simply or primarily a right, but like self-preservation, a duty to God. As such it is a judgment that men cannot part with according to the God of Nature. It is the first and foremost of our inalienable rights without which we can preserve no other.More John Locke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some eyes want spectacles to see things clearly and distinctly: but let not those that use them therefore say nobody can see clearly without them.More John Locke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whosoever will list himself under the banner of Christ, must, in the first place and above all things, make war upon his own lusts and vices. It is in vain for any man to usurp the name of Christian, without holiness of life, purity of manners, benignity and meekness of spirit.More John Locke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How much education may reconcile young people to pain and sufference, the examples of Sparta do sufficiently shew; and they who have once brought themselves not to think bodily pain the greatest of evils, or that which they ought to stand most in fear of, have made no small advance toward virtue.More John Locke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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