David Hume

David Hume

was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism
While we are reasoning concerning life, life is gone.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A hundred cabinet-makers in London can work a table or a chair equally well; but no one poet can write verses with such spirit and elegance as Mr. Pope.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Custom is the great guide to human life.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall venture to affirm, that there never was a popular religion, which represented the state of departed souls in such a light,as would render it eligible for human kind, that there should be such a state. These fine models of religion are the mere product of philosophy. For as death lies between the eye and the prospect of futurity, that event is so shocking to nature, that it must throw a gloom on all the regions which lie beyond it; and suggest to the generality of mankind the idea of Cerberus and Furies; devils,More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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