Saturday, November 16, 2019

Thomas Hobbes Quotes

Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another. Thomas Hobbes

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech. Thomas Hobbes

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

Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues. Thomas Hobbes

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. Thomas Hobbes

A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him. Thomas Hobbes