"Government has no other end, but the preservation of property."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."John Locke on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."John Locke on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."John Locke on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."John Locke on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."John Locke on Thomas Paine
"To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality."
"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."
"Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him."
"No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience."
"Our incomes are like our shoes if too small, they gall and pinch us but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip."