All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. Quote by John Locke Topics: Equality Quotes, Freedom Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Morals Quotes
John Locke (1632-1704) founder of modern liberalism. Philosophy ought to be made of reason rather than metaphysical speculation. While Hobbes believed human beings are brutes needing strong leadership, Locke believed humans formed natural moral contracts for survival.