Thomas Hobbes Quote

The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmities of others, or with our own formerly...


The Elements of Law, Natural and Politic Pt. I Human Nature (1640) Ch. 9.

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The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the...

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The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the...

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The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the...

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The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the...