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Biography - David Hume:

Scottish philosopher, historian and economist.
Born: 1711 - Died: 1776
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

Custom is the great guide to human life.
David Hume



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Note



"Custom, then, is the great guide to human life."




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Gewohnheit ist der große Führer im Menschenleben.”
David Hume

French
L'habitude est le grand guide de la vie humaine.”
David Hume




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Quotes for: habit

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Custom is second nature.”
Augustine of Hippo
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.”
Marcel Proust
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While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.”
Benjamin Franklin
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Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.”
Virginia Woolf
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David Hume also said...


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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.”
David Hume - A Treatise of Human Nature
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No contingency anywhere in the universe; no indifference; no liberty. While we act, we are, at the same time, acted upon.”
David Hume
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Anticipation of pleasure is, in itself, a very considerable pleasure.”
David Hume - A Treatise of Human Nature
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Nature is always too strong for principle.”
David Hume
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Beauty is no quality in things themselves : It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them ; and each mind perceives a different beauty.”
David Hume
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