Quotes - Hume

Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence.

Alexander Hume

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

Adlai Hume

Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order.

Basil Hume

What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

Peter Nivio Hume

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

David Hume

A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

David Hume

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.

David Hume

All labours draw hame at even, And can to others say, "Thanks to the gracious God of heaven, Whilk sent this summer day."

Alexander Hume

Truth springs from argument amongst friends. -David Hume.

David Hume

The gloaming comes, the day is spent, The sun goes out of sight, And painted is the occident With purple sanguine bright.

Alexander Hume

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