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Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
Curiosity
Thomas Hobbes

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Force, and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues.
War
Thomas Hobbes

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I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
Famous Last Words
Thomas Hobbes

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In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
Profits
Thomas Hobbes

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Leisure is the mother of Philosophy.
Leisure
Thomas Hobbes

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No mans error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
Mistakes
Thomas Hobbes

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Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
Science and Scientists
Thomas Hobbes

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Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter.
Glory
Thomas Hobbes

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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
Absurdity
Thomas Hobbes

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Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.
Understanding
Thomas Hobbes

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Words are the money of fools.
Words
Thomas Hobbes

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Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them: but they are the money of fools.
Words
Thomas Hobbes

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun