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David Hume

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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

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Anticipation of pleasure is, in itself, a very considerable pleasure.
David Hume - A Treatise of Human Nature




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
L'anticipation du plaisir est en soi un plaisir considérable.”
David Hume - Traité de la nature humaine




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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.”
Charles Baudelaire
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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The pleasure from hard effort is the sweetest.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Custom is the great guide to human life.”
David Hume
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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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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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