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Thomas Hobbes

Quote of Thomas Hobbes - No man's error becomes his own...


Biography - Thomas Hobbes:

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

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



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Source: Leviathan

Internet Archive - Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan (en)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'erreur d'aucun homme ne devient sa propre loi ; elle ne l'oblige point à persister en elle.”
Thomas Hobbes - Léviathan

German
Keines Menschen Irrtum wird sein eigenes Gesetz, und er ist auch nicht verpflichtet, dabei zu beharren.”
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan




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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.”
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Thomas Hobbes also said...


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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.”
Thomas Hobbes
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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.”
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan
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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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That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.”
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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.”
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