Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
We feel and know that we are eternal
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in...
Pray to God, but hammer away.