Some of you wanted to know the what is the meaning of the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts by John Locke.
This popular quote “I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts” by English philosopher and physician, John Locke is found in his writings, “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding“, Book 1, Ch. 3, sec. 3..
It means what a person does or his actions, truly and clearly reflect his thinking.
In other words, people can know your thoughts, by seeing what you do.
Before one makes a decision or performs an action, his brain has to do the work first.
In short, your actions spell out your thoughts.
You should read this thought-provoking work “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding” by John Locke.
It talks about the foundation of human knowledge and understanding.
There are four Books in there. It was said that the essay was one of the principal sources of empiricism in modern philosophy, and influenced many enlightenment philosophers, such as David Hume and George Berkeley.