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«The condition of man . . . is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.»
Author: Thomas Hobbes (Philosopher) | Keywords: condition
«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.»
Author: Thomas Hobbes (Philosopher) | About: Leisure
«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»
«They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion»
Author: Thomas Hobbes (Philosopher) | About: Heresy, Opinions | Keywords: approve, heresy
«I am about to take my last voyage. A great leap in the dark.»
Author: Thomas Hobbes (Philosopher) | About: Death and dying | Keywords: leap, voyage
«Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.»
Author: Thomas Hobbes (Philosopher) | About: Consequences, Science | Keywords: dependence
«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.»

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