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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

The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.
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