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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

Leisure is the mother of philosophy.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'oisiveté est la mère de la philosophie.

German
Die Muße ist die Mutter der Philosophie.




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See also...



Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.




Quotes for: philosophy


Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.





To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.











Quotes

Thomas Hobbes also said...


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.





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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