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Letter "T" » Thomas Hobbes Quotes
«The condition of man . . . is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.»
«The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.»
«There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.»
«Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.»
«It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law»
«No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death; and the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short»
Author: Thomas Hobbes
Death and dying
, short letter
, violent death
«They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion»
«I am about to take my last voyage. A great leap in the dark.»
«Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.»
«Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.»