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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

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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
Thomas Hobbes




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Translation

(French, German)


French
L'oisiveté est la mère de la philosophie.”
Thomas Hobbes

German
Die Muße ist die Mutter der Philosophie.”
Thomas Hobbes




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Quotes about philosophy:



Quotes for: philosophy

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Thomas Hobbes also said...


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