Thomas Reid Quote

The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced; but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The laws of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.


'Essay 1 On the Phenomena of Nature', Essays on the Active Powers of Man (1785)

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The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced; but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The...

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The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced; but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The...

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The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced; but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The...

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The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced; but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The...