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Quotation by David Hume
When I turn my eye inward, I find nothing but doubt and ignorance. All the world conspires to oppose and contradict me; though such is my weakness, that I feel all my opinions loosen and fall of themselves, when unsupported by the approbation of others.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. A Treatise of Human Nature, bk. 1, part 4, sect. 7, p. 264, ed. P. Nidditch, 2nd edition, New York, Oxford University Press (1978).
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