Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
Quote by David Hume
It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.
The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.
Everything in the world is purchased by labor
Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself...
He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can...
Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly...
Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker
No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Human Nature is the only science of man; and yet has been hitherto the most...
The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the...
No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a...
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object,...
Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
I may venture to affirm the rest of mankind, that they are nothing but a...
Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates...
The law always limits every power it gives.
Men often act knowingly against their interest.