He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
Quote by David Hume
David Hume Quotes
To hate, to love, to think, to feel, to see; all this is nothing but...
But I would still reply, that the knavery and folly of men are such common...
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this...
Avarice, the spur of industry.
Avarice, the spur of industry
In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody,...
Everything in the world is purchased by labor
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more...
It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Everything in the world is purchased by labor.
It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we...
There is no They, Only Us.
This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is...
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the...
Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object,...
Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates...
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.