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David Hume
(1711-1776) born on
May 07
Scottish philosopher, historian. He was a philosophical skeptic who influenced metaphysical thought; wrote "History of England," 1754-62.
The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds.

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.
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.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
R: "Essays," 'Of Tragedy.'
A: "Dialogs Concerning Natural Religion," 1779.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.

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