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
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more...
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...