Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
All noble things are as difficult as they are rare.
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without...
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from,...
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent,...
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
We feel and know that we are eternal.
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor...
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.