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

Thomas Hobbes
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lu** of the mind.

Thomas Hobbes
Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lu** of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge - exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.

Thomas Hobbes
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law

Thomas Hobbes
Force, and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues.

Thomas Hobbes
No mans error becomes his own Law nor obliges him to persist in it.

Thomas Hobbes
For it is with the mysteries of our religion, as with wholesome pills for the sick, which swallowed whole, have the virtue to cure but chewed, are for the most part cast up again without effect.

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

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