Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
We feel and know that we are eternal
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more...
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.