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.Thomas Hobbes
The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.Thomas Hobbes
During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.Thomas Hobbes
Neugier ist die Lust des Verstandes.
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.Geist, Verstand, NeugierThomas Hobbes
Aber nicht durch Wahrheit, sondern durch Weisungsbefugnis wird etwas zum Gesetz.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.Thomas Hobbes