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John Locke
(1632-1704) born on
Aug 29
English philosopher. His theory of knowledge, e.g., "tabula rasa," and his political philosophy influenced writers of the U.S. Constitution.
         
   
F
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

R
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
A
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
N
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of truth.
K
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any reason but because they are not already common.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding," bk. IV, ch. 7.
K: "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding."
   


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