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 :: 1588-1679, British Philosopher

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The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [State]

 

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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.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Tranquility]

 

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Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Understanding]

 

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Force, and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [War]

 

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He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Prison]

 

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In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Profits]

 

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For it is with the mysteries of our religion, as with wholesome pills for the sick, which swallowed whole, have the virtue to cure; but chewed, are for the most part cast up again without effect.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Religion]

 

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Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Science and Scientists]

 

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The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Secrets]

 

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Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Knowledge]

 

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Leisure is the mother of Philosophy.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Leisure]

 

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No mans error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Mistakes]

 

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I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Famous Last Words]

 

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The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Food and Eating]

 

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Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Glory]

 

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A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Conscience]

 

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Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Curiosity]

 

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Desire to know why, and how -- curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge -- exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Curiosity]

 

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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Absurdity]

 

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War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known.
~ Thomas Hobbes - [Battles]

 

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