"It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."John Locke on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."John Locke on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."John Locke on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."John Locke on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."John Locke on Winston Churchill
"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."