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Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly, (Human Nature) - Thomas Hobbes

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British philosopher

Born:5th April, 1588
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Starsign: Aries

Author Keywords: Philosopher, British

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