Quotation by David Hume

Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688, vol. 5, p. 155, Indianapolis (1983).

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