It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Desire is the very essence of man.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Desire is the essence of a man.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.