Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
Desire is the very essence of man
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
As long as your ideas of what's possible are limited by what's actual, no other...
In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
The church is the great lost and found department.
There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff; know whom you are...