Quotation by John Locke

To place liberty in an indifferency, antecedent to the thought and judgment of the understanding, seems to me to place liberty in a state of darkness, wherein we can neither see nor say any thing of it.
John Locke (1632–1704), British philosopher. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, bk. 2, ch. 21, sect. 71, p. 282, ed. P. Nidditch, Oxford, Clarendon Press (1975).
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