John Locke: The Seed-Plot of All Other Virtues

Daily Dabble in the Classics, John Locke

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.


Source: John Locke: Letter to Anthony Collins, 30 October 1703.


Daily Dabble in the Classics is researched, compiled, and edited (with occasional commentary, introductory and explanatory notes, spelling modernizations and paragraph reformatting) by Steve Farrell. Copyright © 2011 Steve Farrell and The Moral Liberal.