He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Desire is the very essence of man
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
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.
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
Desire is the essence of a man.