There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
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.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
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...
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...