We feel and know that we are eternal.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more...
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts
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...
Desire is the very essence of man.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand...
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind,...
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the...
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...