I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
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...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
We feel and know that we are eternal.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
Most of the music you hear on the radio today is developed for making money....
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better...
I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in...