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John Locke

Quote of John Locke - Education begins the gentleman, but reading...


Biography - John Locke:

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

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.




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Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
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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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