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John Locke

Quote of John Locke - There is frequently more to be...


Biography - John Locke:

English philosopher and physician.
Born: 1632 - Died: 1704
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
John Locke - Some Thoughts Concerning Education




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il y a plus à apprendre dans les questions inattendues des enfants, que dans les discours des hommes.”
John Locke - Pensées sur l'éducation

German
Man kann zuweilen aus den unerwarteten Fragen eines Kindes mehr lernen als aus den Unterredungen mancher Männer.”
John Locke - Gedanken über Erziehung




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From one, learn all.”
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.”
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”
John Locke
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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