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A covenant not to defend myself from force by force is always void. For ... no man can transfer or lay down his Right to save himself. For the right men have by Nature to protect themselves, when none else can protect them, can by no Covenant be relinquished. ... [The right] to defend ourselves [is the] summe of the Right of Nature.
Life in the state of nature is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
Unnecessary laws are not good laws, but traps for money.
A free man is he that, in those things which by his strength and wit he is able to do, is not hindered to do what he has a will to.
They that approve a private opinion, call it an opinion; but they that mislike it, heresy: and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
Thomas Hobbes Quotes 1-5 out of 5
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