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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

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.




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Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: fear


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Quotes about fear:


I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
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No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only.
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True and False are attributes of speech, not of things. And where speech is not, there is neither Truth nor Falsehood.
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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.
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Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
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