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."
- "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."
- "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."
More In Death
- "No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist."― Walter Bagehot
- "Celebrity is death – celebrity – that’s the worst thing that can happen to an actor."― Glenn Close
- "You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."― Samuel Johnson