Quotations by Author

David Hume

It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.

Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.

The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster.

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