God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.