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Дэвид Юм


David Hume

Фотография Дэвид Юм (photo David Hume)

День рождения: 07.05.1711 года
Возраст: 65 лет
Место рождения: Эдинбург, Великобритания
Дата смерти: 25.08.1776 года
Место смерти: Эдинбург, США

Quotes of David Hume

Шотландский философ и историк, экономист и литератор.

  • ⋅Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. /David Hume
  • ⋅The great end of all human industry is the attainment of happiness. For this were arts invented, sciences cultivated, laws ordained, and societies modeled, by the most profound wisdom of patriots and legislators. Even the lonely savage, who lies exposed to the inclemency of the elements and the fury of wild beasts, forgets not, for a moment, this grand object of his being. /David Hume
  • ⋅Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients; action, pleasure and indolence. And though these ingredients ought to be mixed in different proportions, according to the disposition of the person, yet no one ingredient can be entirely wanting without destroying in some measure the relish of the whole composition. composition. /David Hume
  • ⋅Custom, then, is the great guide of human life. /David Hume
  • ⋅And what is the greatest number? Number one. /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
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  • ⋅The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds. /David Hume
  • ⋅Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few. /David Hume
  • ⋅Avarice, the spur of industry. /David Hume
  • ⋅It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom. /David Hume
  • ⋅It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once. /David Hume
  • ⋅Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn; and an easy stream of conversation maintained without vehemence, without interruption, without eagerness for victory, and without any airs of superiority. /David Hume
  • ⋅The law always limits every power it gives. /David Hume
  • ⋅Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. /David Hume
  • ⋅He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance. /David Hume
  • ⋅Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions. /David Hume
  • ⋅A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century. /David Hume
  • ⋅A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty. /David Hume
  • ⋅A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker. /David Hume
  • ⋅A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence. /David Hume
  • ⋅Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other. /David Hume
  • ⋅Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity /David Hume
  • ⋅Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man. /David Hume
  • ⋅Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them. /David Hume
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  • ⋅Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived. /David Hume
  • ⋅Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. /David Hume
  • ⋅Custom is the great guide to human life. /David Hume
  • ⋅Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches. /David Hume
  • ⋅Everything in the world is purchased by labor. /David Hume
  • ⋅Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous. /David Hume
Goss Malone
Omalone1 16.07.2019 07:48:16
Women think that all men are equal, and this is their strength, men think all women are different - it destroys them.

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