John Locke Quotes

John Locke (1632 – 1704) was an English philosopher and physician. He grew up in a rural Tudor house in Belluton, later attending Westminster School in London. In 1652 he was admitted to Christ Church, Oxford, where he eventually received his Bachelor of Medicine, later conducting medical research as a fellow of the Royal Society. His political viewpoints and associations caused him to be exiled to France and later Holland. He is considered one of the first empiricists. His influential works covered a variety of topics such as An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, The Second Treatise of Government, and Some Thoughts Concerning Education.

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Quotes by John Locke…

Some persons depress their own minds, despond at the first difficulty; and conclude that making any progress in knowledge, farther than serves their ordinary business, is above their capacities.

John Locke (1632 – 1704)