"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."David Hume on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."David Hume on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."David Hume on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."David Hume on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."David Hume on Abraham Lincoln
"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."
"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."
"Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them."
"Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived."
"Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other."