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Quotation by David Hume
There is a very remarkable inclination in human nature to bestow on external objects the same emotions which it observes in itself, and to find every where those ideas which are most present to it.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. A Treatise of Human Nature, bk. 1, part 4, sect. 3, p. 224, ed. P. Nidditch, 2nd edition, New York, Oxford University Press (1978).
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