Desire is the very essence of man
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Desire is the essence of a man.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.