For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
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
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...