There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Desire is the very essence of man
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a...
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...