God hath woven into the principles of human nature such a tenderness for their off-spring, that there is little fear that parents should use their power with too much rigour.
John Locke Quotes
In transgressing the law of nature, the offender declares himself to live by another rule than that of reason and common equity, which is that measure God has set to the actions of men, for their mutual security.
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
Let not any one say that he cannot govern his passions, nor hinder them from breaking out and carrying him to action; for what he can do before a prince or a great man, he can do alone, or in the presence of God if he will.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotions, and that is oppression.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but that they are not already common.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.
Where there is no desire, there will be no industry.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.