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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
Source: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Quote

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
Ich habe immer gedacht, dass die Handlungen der Menschen die besten Interpreten ihrer Gedanken sind."
John Locke - Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand

FrenchQuote
J'ai toujours pensé que les meilleurs interprètes de la pensée des hommes, ce sont leurs actions."
John Locke - Essai sur l'entendement humain


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An action is the perfection and publication of thought."
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature


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Quotes about thought:



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Great thoughts come from the heart."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity."
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Eloquence is a painting of thought."
Blaise Pascal
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it."
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought."
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Quotes about action:



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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action."
Simone de Beauvoir
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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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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."
Henri Bergson
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir
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Action, with all its uncertainties, is like an ever-present reminder that men, though they must die, are not born in order to die, but to begin something new."
Hannah Arendt
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John Locke also said...



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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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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
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As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears."
John Locke
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The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it."
John Locke
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