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
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Desire is the very essence of man
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.