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Thomas Hobbes

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Biography - Thomas Hobbes:

English philosopher.
Born: 1588 - Died: 1679
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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.




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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.





No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.





The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only.





True and False are attributes of speech, not of things. And where speech is not, there is neither Truth nor Falsehood.





Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.





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












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