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Thomas Hobbes Quotes


43 Thomas Hobbes quotes:



"All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain."
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"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."
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only"
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"The science which teacheth arts and handicrafts is merely science for the gaining of a living; but the science which teacheth deliverance from worldly existence, is not that the true science?"
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Science Quotes
"A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous."
"Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another."
"The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living."
"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."
"Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto."
"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."
"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."
"No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it."
"The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof."
"Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech."
"Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter."
"Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools."
"Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools."
"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."
"I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark."
"Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome."



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