David Hume

David Hume

was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism
The forming of general maxims from particular observation is a very nice operation; and nothing is more usual, from haste or a narrowness of mind, which sees not on all sides, than to commit mistakes in this particular.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fine writing, according to Mr. Addison, consists of sentiments which are natural without being obvious.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The law always limits every power it gives.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reasoning from the common course of nature, and without supposing any new interposition of the Supreme Cause, which ought always to be excluded from philosophy; what is incorruptible must also be ingenerable. The soul, therefore, if immortal, existed before our birth: And if the former existence noways concerned us, neither will the latter.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But there still prevails, even in nations well acquainted with commerce, a strong jealousy with regard to the balance of trade, and a fear, that all their gold and silver may be leaving them. This seems to me, almost in every case, a groundless apprehension; and I should as soon dread, that all our springs and rivers should be exhausted, as that money should abandon a kingdom where there are people and industry.More David Hume quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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