Interesting quote from “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Full and Fine 1689 Edition in Book 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Illustrated)”

“Le mieux est l’ennemi du bien.” (Voltaire)

I was reminded of this whilst reading Locke, which is unsurprising, given Voltaire’s admiration of him:

“An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Full and Fine 1689 Edition in Book 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Illustrated)” by John Locke:

“Men may find matter sufficient to busy their heads, and employ their hands with variety, delight, and satisfaction, if they will not boldly quarrel with their own constitution, and throw away the blessings their hands are filled with, because they are not big enough to grasp everything.”

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