Thomas Hobbes Quote

Seeing then that truth consisteth in the right ordering of names in our affirmations, a man that seeketh precise truth, had need to remember what every name he uses stands for; and to place it accordingly; or else he will find himself entangled in words, as a bird in lime-twigs; the more he struggles, the more belimed.


The Moral and Political Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (ed. 1750)

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