Thomas Hobbes Quote
“A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.”
Leviathan, Parts I and II, revised edition (2010 edition), Broadview Press - ISBN: 9781554810406
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Hobbes
Born: April 5, 1588
Died: December 4, 1679 (age 91)
Bio: Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. His 1651 book Leviathan established the foundation for most of Western political philosophy from the perspective of social contract theory.