Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.
Quote by David Hume
David Hume Quotes
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and...
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the...
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies...
The law always limits every power it gives.
There is no They, Only Us.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker
Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates...
It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.
Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived.
The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more...
When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to...
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never...
Beauty in things lies in the mind which contemplates them.
Beauty?...To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its...
Beauty isn't worth thinking about; what's important is your mind. You don't want a fifty-dollar...
You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at...