Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
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.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by...
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Desire is the very essence of man
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world...
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within
Love is a gift. You can't buy it, you can't find it, someone has to...
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover...