Thomas Hobbes quotes

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He says a man may perhaps answer, that the necessity of things held by him, is not a stoical necessity, but a Christian necessity, ...
But he [Bramhall] adds that we must subject them, according to that presentiality which they have in eternity, which he says canno ...
Again we have here two distinctions that are no distinctions, but made to seem so by terms invented by I know not whom to cover ig ...
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.
In sum, all actions and habits are to be esteemed good or evil by their causes and usefulness in reference to the commonwealth, an ...
I have seen in this revolution a circular motion of the sovereign power through two usurpers, father and son, to the late King to ...
If in time, as in place, there were degrees of high and low, I verily believe that the highest of time would be that which passed ...
Wisdom, properly so called, is nothing else but this: the perfect knowledge of the truth in all matters whatsoever.
To speak impartially, both sayings are very true: that man to man is a kind of God; and that man to man is an arrant wolf. The fir ...
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