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"There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering."
Theodore Roosevelt
David Hume Quotes
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
David Hume

Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.
David Hume

Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.
David Hume

Custom, then, is the great guide of human life.
David Hume

Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
David Hume

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
David Hume

It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.
David Hume

Never literary attempt was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human Nature. It fell dead-born from the press.
David Hume

Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
David Hume

The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds.
David Hume

Type:
Philosopher
Date of Birth:
1711-05-07
Year of Death:
1776
Nationality:
Scottish
 

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