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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

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Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Baruch Spinoza




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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.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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They succeed, because they think they can.”
Publius Vergilius Maro
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Knowledge is power.”
Francis Bacon
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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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.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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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.”
Bertrand Russell
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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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.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Desire is the essence of a man.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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