Famous quotes containing the word hobbes:

    For words are wise men’s counters, they do but reckon by them; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man.
    —Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    The Papacy is no other than the ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.
    —Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)

    I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
    —Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)