Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
Desire is the essence of a man.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Desire is the very essence of man
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to...
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve
Desire can attain the darkest human terror and give an actual ideal of hell and...
All a man can betray is his conscience
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.