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
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
We feel and know that we are eternal.
Desire is the very essence of man
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...