Thomas Hobbes, comedian.

This (found at rereason, via Josh) is the funniest, snarkiest thing I’ve read in days:

And as to the faculties of the mind, … such is the nature
of men that, howsoever they may acknowledge many
others to be more witty or more eloquent or more
learned, yet they will hardly believe there be many so
wise as themselves, for they see their own wit at hand
and other men