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
We feel and know that we are eternal
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Desire is the essence of a man.
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.