Quotation by David Hume

A person, seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity: while the haughty Dogmatist, persuaded that he can erect a compleat system of Theology by the mere help of philosophy, disdains any further aid, and rejects this adventitious instructor.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. Philo to Cleanthes, in Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, part 12, p. 227, ed. Norman Kemp Smith, Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill (1947).
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