Quotes by John Locke

A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.

Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided.

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common.

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.

Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.

As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.