God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
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...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
Desire is the essence of a man.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by...
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
Desire is the very essence of man.
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.