Quotation by David Hume

Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. repr. with an intro. by J. M. Keynes and P. Sraffa, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge (1938). An Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature, p. 24 (1740).

A review Hume wrote of his own book in 1740.
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