David Hume on Virtue

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.

~ David Hume

David Hume on Temperament

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.

~ David Hume

David Hume on Circumstance

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

~ David Hume