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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

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




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Quotes about education:


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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.”
William Butler Yeats
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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.”
Edward Gibbon
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela
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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.”
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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