Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.