The best Quotes by Thomas Hobbes

The best Quotes by Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes (15 April 1588 – 14 December 1679) was an English philosopher.

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.
The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.
During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.

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After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
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If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk sign?
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The mind is a complex and many-layered thing, Potter... or at least, most minds are.
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Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.
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The body ages, but the mind is immortal.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.
What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
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Just as the eye was made to see colours, and the ear to hear sounds, so the human mind was made to understand.
Pen, paper and books are the gunpowder of the mind.
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My mind is always racing, and always going and always working, and it's a gift and a curse.
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
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The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
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It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye.
Have a strong mind and a soft heart.
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Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without. I say, fall head over heels. Find someone you can love like crazy and who will love you the same way back. How do you find him? Well, you forget your head, and you listen to your heart.
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Curiosity is not a sin. But we should exercise caution with our curiosity.
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I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
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I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Albert Einstein - in einem Brief an Carl Seelig, 1952
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We keep moving forward, opening new doors... because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
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Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
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The curious fish gets caught!
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When you run into something interesting, drop everything else and study it.
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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
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The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
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Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
A curious mind is the most important attribute any man or woman can possess.
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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