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
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Desire is the very essence of man
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that...
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
We feel and know that we are eternal
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...