Quote of the Day: John Locke By Barry Barnett on August 2, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized John Locke (1632-1704). Grim. And pompous? The end of law is not to abolish or restrain but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For, in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom. Barry Barnett Free yourself to get our feed.