David Hume quotes

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Men often act knowingly against their interest.
Nothing more powerfully excites any affection than to conceal some part of its object, by throwing it into a kind of shade, which ...
Reason, in a strict sense, as meaning the judgment of truth and falsehood, can never, of itself, be any motive to the will, and ca ...
Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
Between married persons, the cement of friendship is by the laws supposed so strong as to abolish all division of possessions: and ...
The sceptics assert, though absurdly, that the origin of all religious worship was derived from the utility of inanimate objects, ...
The end of all moral speculations is to teach us our duty; and, by proper representations of the deformity of vice and beauty of v ...
Luxury, or a refinement on the pleasures and conveniences of life, had long been supposed the source of every corruption in govern ...
The great charm of poetry consists in lively pictures of the sublime passions, magnanimity, courage, disdain of fortune; or those ...
Upon the whole, necessity is something, that exists in the mind, not in objects; nor is it possible for us ever to form the most d ...
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