All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
Desire is the essence of a man.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Desire is the very essence of man
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...