Thomas Hobbes

1588 - 1679

A Quote by Thomas Hobbes on liberty, life, nature, and power

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 (1588 - 1679)

Source: Leviathan, 1651

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A Quote by Thomas Hobbes on god, mankind, and science

Geometry, which is the only science that it hath pleased God hitherto to bestow on mankind.

Thomas Hobbes (1588 - 1679)

Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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A Quote by Thomas Hobbes on life and privilege

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

Thomas Hobbes (1588 - 1679)

Source: Leviathan

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