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John Locke

Quote of John Locke - The necessity of pursuing true Happiness...


Biography - John Locke:

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

Quote

The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La nécessité de rechercher le véritable bonheur est le fondement de notre liberté.”
John Locke - Essai sur l'entendement humain

German
Die Nothwendigkeit, das wahre Glück zu suchen, ist die Grundlage der Freiheit.”
John Locke - Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand




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Quotes about happiness:



Quotes for: happiness

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Quotes about freedom:



Quotes for: freedom

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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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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.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes for: necessity:


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Article XVII – Property being an inviolable and sacred right, no one can be deprived of private usage, if it is not when the public necessity, legally noted, evidently requires it, and under the condition of a just and prior indemnity.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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A wise man never refuses anything to necessity.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Necessity delivers us from the embarrassment of choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.”
Hannah Arendt
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Necessity never made a good bargain.”
Benjamin Franklin
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Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.”
Pablo Picasso
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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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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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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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