Principium Volume I, Book 2, Quote 130, 133, and 137

130. …as far as we have reason to conclude that all peaceful beginnings of government have been laid in the consent of the people.

- John Locke – The Second Treatise on Civil Government, 1689


133. For all power given with trust for the attaining an end being limited by that end, whenever that end is manifestly neglected or opposed, the trust must necessarily be forfeited, and the power devolve into the hands of those that gave it, who may place it anew where they shall think best for their safety and security. And thus the community perpetually retains a supreme power of saving themselves from the attempts and designs of anybody, even of their legislators, whenever they shall be so foolish or so wicked as to lay and carry on designs against the liberties and properties of the subject.

- John Locke – The Second Treatise on Civil Government, 1689


137. Every man [and woman]ATJ is born, with a double right. First, a right of freedom to his person, which no other man has a power over, but the free disposal of it lies in himself. Secondly, a right before any other man, to inherit, with his brethren, his father’s goods.

- John Locke – The Second Treatise on Civil Government, 1689

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