David Hume (Philosopher)

#236918 David Hume

Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. .

David Hume - Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.

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#237732 David Hume

Death belongs to God alone. By what right do men touch that unknown thing? .

David Hume - Death belongs to God alone. By what right do men touch that unknown thing?

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

david hume - The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.

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#637059 David Hume

In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were exposed in open daylight to the eyes of all the world. .

David Hume - In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were exposed in open daylight to the eyes of all the world.

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#637063 David Hume

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. .

David Hume - Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

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#637098 David Hume

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

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

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#637061 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 - 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

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#637069 David Hume

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 .

David Hume - 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

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#637070 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 - 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.

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#637074 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 - 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.

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#637079 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 - 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.

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#637083 David Hume

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

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

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#637086 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 - 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.

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#637087 David Hume

Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. .

David Hume - Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.

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#637089 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 - 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.

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#637090 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 - 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.

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#637091 David Hume

Everything in the world is purchased by labor. .

David Hume - Everything in the world is purchased by labor.

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#637093 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 - 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.

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#637094 David Hume

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

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

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#637100 David Hume

Its when we start working together that the real healing takes place... its when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood. .

David Hume - Its when we start working together that the real healing takes place... its when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.

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