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" my good friend, to love truth, for truth's sake, is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues ; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as ever I met with in any body. "
The Works of John Locke - Page 269
by John Locke - 1823
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Essays and Reviews by Eminent English Churchmen

Frederic Henry Hedge - Christianity - 1874 - 498 pages
...to damage their own cause with young, ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that " to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues." (Locko, act. 73, Letter to Collins.} Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing...
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The Life of John Locke, Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876
...receive it undisguised, and to whom I might communicate freely what I thought true. Believe it, rny good friend, to love truth for truth's sake is the...virtues, and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as I ever met with in anybody. When I consider how much of my life has been trifled away in beaten tracks,...
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Ideals of Life, Or, Wisdom of the Ages: A Series of Wholesome, Practical ...

Osgood Eaton Fuller - Conduct of life - 1881 - 600 pages
...poles to catch thee; but, with spirit-like tread, thou glidest away through their midst. — SCHILLER. To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. — LOCKE. When the majestic form of Truth approaches it is...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...ourselves, or have been taught by others to imagine. p. LOCKE—Hunan Understanding. Bk. II. Ch. ХП. To love truth for truth's sake, is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. a. LOCKE—Letter to Anthony Collins. £»;. The bitter taste of death upon my lips; I feel the pressure...
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Essays by the Late Mark Pattison: Sometime Rector of Lincoln College, Volume 2

Mark Pattison - English essays - 1889
...other to damage their own cause with young ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that 'to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues V Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing an eminent clergyman in confidential...
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Essays by the Late Mark Pattison: Sometime Rector of Lincoln College, Volume 2

Mark Pattison - English essays - 1889
...other to damage their own cause with young ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that 'to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues V Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing an eminent clergyman in confidential...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...masses, not that which follows them. 5519 Francis Lieber : On Civil Liberty and SetfGovernnient. 1853. To love truth for truth's sake, is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. 5520 John Locke: Letter to Anthony Collins, Esq. Truth, whether in or out of fashion, is the measure...
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Religious Systems of the World: A Contribution to the Study of Comparative ...

Religions - 1892 - 824 pages
...noblest faculties and aspirations. " Believe me, my good friend," said Locke in a letter to Collins, " to love Truth for Truth's sake is the principal part...world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues." And if it should happen that with all our efforts we fail of attaining Truth—that our ultimate knowledge...
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The Beginner's Reader: Employing Natural Methods : Part III

Thomas T. Collard - Readers - 1892 - 160 pages
...him, and was a good boy afterward. When he grew up, he became a man every one respected. A Memory Gem. To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all the other virtues. LESSON LXXI. My Country. 1. I love my country's pine-clad hills, Her thousand bright...
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The Skeptics of the Italian Renaissance

John Owen - Philosophy, Italian - 1893 - 419 pages
...and the Christian. Hence he adopts as the text of his subject the remarkable saying of LOCKE, that to love Truth for Truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection ra this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. From the foregoing remarks every reader of intelligence...
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