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"The Understanding, like the eye, whilst it makes us see and perceive all other things takes no notice of itself..." (Book I, Chapter 1, 1)

"The candle that is set up in us shines bright enough for all our purposes." (Book I, Chapter 1, 3)

"I think there cannot be any one moral rule produced whereof a man may not justly demand a reason; which would be perfectly ridiculous and absurd if they were innate..." (Book I, Chapter 3, 19)

"Pound and Almond, and the clear white colour will be altered into a dirty one, and the sweet taste into an oily one." (Book II, Chapter 8, 61)

"This is memory, which is as it were the storehouse of our ideas." (Book II, Chapter 10, 69)

"The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colors, and if not sometimes refreshed, vanish and disappear." (Book II, Chapter 10, 71)

"Things then are good or evil only in reference to...

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