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

    Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.
    —Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)

    Leisure is the mother of Philosophy.
    —Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)