Baruch Spinoza Quotes
The mind's highest good is the knowledge of God, and the mind's highest virtue is to know God.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.