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12 Famous Quotes by David Hume
4/26/1711 - 8/25/1776
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A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker

Design Quotes, by David Hume

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Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

Literary Quotes, by David Hume

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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

Arrogance Quotes, by David Hume

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He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances

Circumstances Quotes, by David Hume

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Custom is the great guide to human life

Custom Quotes, by David Hume

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He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances

Temper Quotes, by David Hume

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If suicide be supposed a crime, it is only cowardice can impel us to it. If it be no crime, both prudence and courage should engage us to rid ourselves at once of existence when it becomes a burden. It is the only way that we can then be useful to society, by setting an example which, if imitated, would preserve every one his chance for happiness in life, and would effectually free him from all danger or misery.

Suicide Quotes, by David Hume , Source: Essay on Suicide

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Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.

Inspirational Quotes, by David Hume

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

Politics / government Quotes, by David Hume

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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.

Christianity Quotes, by David Hume

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A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by David Hume

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Truth springs from argument amongst friends. -David Hume.

Truth Quotes, by David Hume

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