Thomas Hobbes Quotes

Such truth as opposeth no man's profit nor pleasure is to all men welcome.

~ Thomas Hobbes

Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope the same, without such opinion, despair.

~ Thomas Hobbes

Leisure is the mother of philosophy.

~ Thomas Hobbes

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

~ Thomas Hobbes

Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.

~ Thomas Hobbes

Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools.

~ Thomas Hobbes

Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.

~ Thomas Hobbes

anger - art - aging - adversity - beauty - balance - change - confusion - courage - character - death - dreams - determination - education - excellence - family - friendship - funny - giving - goals - happiness - hope - honesty - integrity - imagination - joy - justice - kindness - kissing - knowledge - life - love - leadership - money - music - marriage - motivation - mistakes - nature - overcoming - optimism - opportunity - perspective - patience - peace - quality - quitting - questions - quiet - respect - relationships - reading - success - strength - stress - smiling - teaching - time - trust - unity - understanding - vision - values - victory - war - writing - winning - wisdom - waiting - youth -


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