As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are only intelligible as a relation to human opinions, and merely mean events of which the natural cause cannot be explained by a reference to any…
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Desire is the essence of a man.
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
We feel and know that we are eternal
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.