"A sound mind ..." Quote of John Locke

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
John Locke
John Locke (1632-1704), British philosopher. Some Thoughts Concerning Education (1693). Opening sentence The famous prescription, mens sana in corpore sano, goes back to Juvenal (c. 60-130 A.D.).
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