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Thomas Hobbes
(1588-1679) born on
Apr 05
English philosopher. He was the father of modern analytical philosophy; best known work was "Leviathan," 1651.
         
   
F
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.

R
The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
A
Such is the nature of men, 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.
N
No man's error becomes his own law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
K
Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Leviathan," pt. 1, ch. 5, 1651.
R: "Leviathan," pt. 1, ch. 8, 1651.
A: "Leviathan," pt. 1, ch. 13, 1651.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: "Leviathan," "A Review and Conclusion," 1651.
   


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