John Locke quote about knowledge from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding - No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
 John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689). copy citation

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“If they say that a man is always conscious to himself of thinking, I ask, How they know it? Consciousness is the perception of what passes in a man's own mind. Can another man perceive that I am conscious of anything, when I perceive it not myself? No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience. Wake a man out of a sound sleep, and ask him what he was that moment thinking of. If he himself be conscious of nothing he then thought on, he must be a notable diviner of thoughts that can assure him that he was thinking.” source

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