More From David Hume
- "Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue."
- "The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny."
- "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."
More In Death
- "The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can."― Paul Kurtz
- "Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death."― Walter Benjamin
- "I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other."― Harriet Tubman