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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

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Keines Menschen Kenntnis kann über seine Erfahrung hinausgehen.

French
La connaissance de l'homme ne saurait s'étendre au-delà de sa propre expérience.




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It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience.

Experience is the teacher of all things.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.




Quotes for: experience


Quotes

Quotes for: experience


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.





What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.





Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.





Illusions fall away, like the peels of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience.





All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.











Quotes for: knowledge


Quotes

Quotes for: knowledge


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;





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.











Quotes for: Man


Quotes

Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.





Man is the future of man.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
  











Quotes

John Locke also said...


Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.





All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.





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.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.





There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.












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