Baruch Spinoza Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Baruch Spinoza quotes, Baruch Spinoza sayings, and Baruch Spinoza proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself. Baruch Spinoza
Nature abhors a vacuum. Baruch Spinoza
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious. Baruch Spinoza
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. Baruch Spinoza
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf. Baruch Spinoza
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past. Baruch Spinoza
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. Baruch Spinoza
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides. Baruch Spinoza
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past. Baruch Spinoza
In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity. Baruch Spinoza
Will and intellect are one and the same. Baruch Spinoza
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men. Baruch Spinoza
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past. Baruch Spinoza
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward. Baruch Spinoza
True piety for the universe but no time for religions made for man's convenience. Baruch Spinoza
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear. Baruch Spinoza
Superstition, then, is engendered, preserved, and fostered by fear. Baruch Spinoza
In practical life we are compelled to follow what is most probable ; in speculative thought we are compelled to follow truth. Baruch Spinoza
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare. Baruch Spinoza
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. Baruch Spinoza
In regard to intellect and true virtue, every nation is on a par with the rest, and God has not in these respects chosen one people rather than another. Baruch Spinoza
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love. Baruch Spinoza
A good thing which prevents us from enjoying a greater good is in truth an evil. Baruch Spinoza
We can always get along better ty reason and love of truth than by worry of conscience and remorse Harmful are these, and evil. Baruch Spinoza
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not. Baruch Spinoza
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. Baruch Spinoza