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Thomas Hobbes has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Death Experience Fear Future Knowledge Men Nature Peace Power Religion Science War Wisdom

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  • 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 lust of the mind.
  • I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.
  • The disembodied spirit is immortal there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
  • Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.
  • There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
  • Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.
  • Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
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