Second Treatise of Government

Liberty Quotation: Locke on Property and Labor

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Locke“Every man has a property in his own person.  This nobody has any right to but himself.  The labor of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his.”

John Locke, Second Treatise of Government [1689]

Liberty Quotation of the Day: John Locke on the End of Law

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Locke“[T]he end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom.”

John Locke, Second Treatise of Government [1689]