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When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation read more

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

by David Hume Found in: Arrogance Quotes,
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If suicide be supposed a crime, it is only cowardice can impel us
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If suicide be supposed a crime, it is only cowardice can impel us
to it. If it be no crime, both prudence and courage should
engage us to rid ourselves at once of existence when it becomes a
burden. It is the only way that we can then be useful to
society, by setting an example which, if imitated, would preserve
every one his chance for happiness in life, and would effectually
free him from all danger or misery.

by David Hume Found in: Suicide Quotes,
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Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

by David Hume Found in: Literary Quotes,
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It is seldom that any liberty is lost all at once.

It is seldom that any liberty is lost all at once.

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A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker

A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker

by David Hume Found in: Design Quotes,
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