If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
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...
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
Desire is the very essence of man
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
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...
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.