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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

Quote

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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Translation

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French
La vertu est plus difficile à acquérir que la connaissance du monde, et si un jeune homme en perd une fois le goût, il répare rarement cette perte.”
John Locke

German
Tugend ist schwerer zu erlangen, als Kenntnis der Welt, und selten wiederzugewinnen, wenn sie in einem jungen Manne einmal verloren gegangen.”
John Locke




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Quotes about youth:



Quotes for: youth

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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Youth has no age.”
Pablo Picasso
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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Quotes about virtue:



Quotes for: virtue

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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Quotes for: knowledge:



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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John Locke also said...


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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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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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