A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards.
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
Sunday, August 29, 2004
A Locke on Sound Reasoning
Today is the birthday of John Locke, the English philosopher (1632-1704) who wrote that