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Letter "D" » David Hume Quotes
«Beauty is no quality in things themselves: it exists merely in the mind which contemplates them»
«Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous»
«A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence»
«When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities»
Author: David Hume
«Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man»
«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»
«Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.»
«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.»
«He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances»
«What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'»