Tomas Hobbes

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Tomas Hobbes

Tomas Hobbes

A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:06]
A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:11]
A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:15]
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:22]
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.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:33]
Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:19]
Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:28]
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:38]
The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:43]
The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:58]
The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:16]
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.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:30]
They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:51]
Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:22]
Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:42]
A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
Thomas HobbesMore Tomas Hobbes [08/27/2011 05:08:40]
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:03]
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:21]
During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:32]
Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:37]
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.More Tomas Hobbes [07/20/2011 03:07:45]

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