And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Quote by David Hume
David Hume Quotes
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In...
The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.
What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and...
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from...
Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this...
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker
Men often act knowingly against their interest.
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient...
The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of...
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real...
Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of...
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Custom is the great guide to human life.
The law always limits every power it gives.
Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived.
Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable...