Thomas Hobbes Quote

The power of a man, to take it universally, is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good; and is either original or instrumental.


Leviathan (1651) pt. 1, ch. 10

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The power of a man, to take it universally, is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good; and is either original or instrumental.

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The power of a man, to take it universally, is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good; and is either original or instrumental.

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The power of a man, to take it universally, is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good; and is either original or instrumental.

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The power of a man, to take it universally, is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good; and is either original or instrumental.