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
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Desire is the very essence of man
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Desire is the very essence of man.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
Desire is the essence of a man.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.