38 Thought-Provoking Quotes By John Locke, The Father Of Liberalism
Father of Classical Liberalism
Wrington, Somerset, England
John Locke, also known as the “Father of Liberalism”, was an English physician and philosopher. In the Age of Enlightenment, he held the reputation of being one of most influential and prominent thinkers. He was the prime mover in the development of political philosophy and Epistemology, the branch of science dealing with the theory of knowledge. His work influenced several prodigies such as Jean-Jacque Rousseau and Voltaire. His theories have been inculcated in the United States Declaration of Independence. Locke’s theories have been described in detail in his novels ‘Two Treatises of Government’, ‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding’ and ‘Some Thoughts Concerning Education’; apart from the other posthumous manuscripts. He was an ardent believer of the fact that education is the beginning of the journey of a gentleman but reading and company must finish him. His philosophy and theories are reflected in his work and over centuries have been quoted extensively. Zoom through some famous sayings, thoughts and quotes by John Locke on on thinking, actions, knowledge, interpretations, reading, truth, humor, equality, defense, liberty, independence, courage, money, philosophy, life and belief.