Thomas Hobbes Quote
I know not how the world will receive it, nor how it may reflect on those that shall seem to favor it. For in a way beset with those that contend, on one side for too great Liberty, and on the other side for too much Authority, 'tis hard to passe between the points of both unwounded.
The Epistle Dedicatory, Paris, April 15-25, 1651. - Leviathan (1651)