David Hume

David Hume

was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Where is the reward of virtue? and what recompense has nature provided for such important sacrifices as those of life and fortune, which we must often make to it? O sons of earth! Are ye ignorant of the value of this celestial mistress? And do ye meanly inquire for her portion, when ye observe her genuine beauty?More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The sceptics assert, though absurdly, that the origin of all religious worship was derived from the utility of inanimate objects,as the sun and moon, to the support and well-being of mankind.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Between married persons, the cement of friendship is by the laws supposed so strong as to abolish all division of possessions: andhas often, in reality, the force ascribed to it.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not think a philosopher who would apply himself so earnestly to the explaining the ultimate principles of the soul, would show himself a great master in the very science of human nature, which he pretends to explain, or very knowing in what is naturally satisfactory to the mind of man.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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