Thomas Hobbes Quotes

Who is Thomas Hobbes?

English philosopher known for Leviathan.

Born April 05, 1588
Died December 04, 1679

Books by Thomas Hobbes


Best 8 Quotes by Thomas Hobbes

“Curiosity is the lust of the mind.”

Thomas Hobbes

“I often observe the absurdity of dreams, but never dream of the absurdity of my waking thoughts.”

Thomas Hobbes

“It's not the pace of life I mind. It's the sudden stop at the end.”

Thomas Hobbes

“Leisure is the mother of philosophy.”

Thomas Hobbes

“The life of man in a state of nature is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.”

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"Leviathan" Quotes

“For such is the nature of man, 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: For they see their own wit at hand, and other mens at a distance.”

Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan

“Hell is truth seen too late.”

Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan

“Knowledge is power.”

Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan