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John Locke

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Biography - John Locke:

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

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The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.
John Locke




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The enlightenment of understanding makes man smarter, but not better.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel




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Quotes for: to understand

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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
Richard Phillips Feynman
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
Albert Einstein
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It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”
Soren Kierkegaard - Journals
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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Quotes for: knowledge

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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
Albert Einstein
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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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.”
John Locke
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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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