Best Quotes by David Hume (Top 10)

  1. Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
  2. The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster.
  3. When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.
  4. Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
  5. Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
  6. It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause
  7. Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
  8. He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
  9. Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
  10. A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

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