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Baruch Spinoza

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Biography - Baruch Spinoza:

Dutch philosopher.
Born: 1632 - Died: 1677
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.




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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
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They succeed, because they think they can.
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Knowledge is power.
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
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The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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Desire is the essence of a man.
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