Thomas Hobbes

(1588_1679 / Westport,Wiltshire)

Thomas Hobbes Quotes

  • ''Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them: but they are the money of fools.''
    Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), British philosopher. Leviathan, pt. 1, ch. 4 (1651).
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  • ''A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.''
    Thomas Hobbes (1579-1688), British philosopher. Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, p. 584, University of Michigan Press (1959).

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