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Best David Hume Quotes on internet

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David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist


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david hume quotes

 

 Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.

 ~ David Hume


There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.

 ~ David Hume

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hume quotes

 

Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.

 ~ David Hume


It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.

 ~ David Hume

david hume famous quotes
david hume famous quotes

 

What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

 ~ David Hume


He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

 ~ David Hume

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david hume sayings


Custom is the great guide to human life.

 ~ David Hume


Everything in the world is purchased by labor.

 ~ David Hume

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famous quotes of david hume

 

That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.

 ~ David Hume


No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.

 ~ David Hume

David Hume philosophy  Quotes
David Hume philosophy  Quotes 


Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.

 ~ David Hume


Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived.

 ~ David Hume

Best Quotes of  David Hume
Best Quotes of  David Hume

 

The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.

 ~ David Hume


Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.

 ~ David Hume

Quotes by David Hume
Quotes by David Hume

 

It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.

 ~ David Hume


Men often act knowingly against their interest.

 ~ David Hume


The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.

 ~ David Hume


Avarice, the spur of industry.

 ~ David Hume


And what is the greatest number? Number one.

 ~ David Hume

Quotes of  David Hume
Quotes of  David Hume


Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.

 ~ David Hume


Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.

 ~ David Hume

David Hume Quotes in English
David Hume Quotes in English


A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.

 ~ David Hume


A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.

 ~ David Hume


It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.

 ~ David Hume

Best Quotes by David Hume
Best Quotes by David Hume

 


It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.

 ~ David Hume


Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.

 ~ David Hume


The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.

 ~ David Hume

Famous Quotes by David Hume
Famous Quotes by David Hume

 

It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.

 ~ David Hume


Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.

 ~ David Hume


Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.

 ~ David Hume


Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.

 ~ David Hume


The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.

 ~ David Hume


Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.

 ~ David Hume


There is a very remarkable inclination in human nature to bestow on external objects the same emotions which it observes in itself, and to find every where those ideas which are most present to it.

 ~ David Hume


No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish.

 ~ David Hume


The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster.

 ~ David Hume


Truth springs from argument amongst friends.

 ~ David Hume


Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.

 ~ David Hume


Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.

 ~ David Hume


A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.

 ~ David Hume


Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.

 ~ David Hume


Human Nature is the only science of man; and yet has been hitherto the most neglected.

 ~ David Hume


The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the fancy, as it improves the understanding, and as it strengthens virtue.

 ~ David Hume


Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.

 ~ David Hume


A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

 ~ David Hume


Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.

 ~ David Hume


To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.

 ~ David Hume


The law always limits every power it gives.

 ~ David Hume


This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.

 ~ David Hume


To hate, to love, to think, to feel, to see; all this is nothing but to perceive.

 ~ David Hume


I have written on all sorts of subjects... yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians.

 ~ David Hume


The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.

 ~ David Hume


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