Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Desire is the very essence of man.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
We feel and know that we are eternal
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.