He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Desire is the very essence of man.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.