If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Desire is the very essence of man.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our...
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
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...
Desire is the very essence of man
I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do...
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what...