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Thomas Hobbes (1588 - 1679)
English political philosopher [more author details]
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Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair.
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Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad... but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
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How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion.
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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
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The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
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Thomas Hobbes, "The Leviathan"

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