Quotation by David Hume

There is, indeed a more mitigated scepticism or academical philosophy, which may be both durable and useful, and which may, in part, be the result of this Pyrrhonism, or excessive scepticism, when its undistinguished doubts are corrected by common sense and reflection.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, sec. xii, part iii, p. 161, ed. Selby-Bigge, Oxford (1951).
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