The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by...
We feel and know that we are eternal.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we...
We feel and know that we are eternal
Desire is the very essence of man.
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...