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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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Quotes for: power


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Quotes about power:


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.





They succeed, because they think they can.





Knowledge is power.





Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.





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.





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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Baruch Spinoza also said...


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.





Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.





Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.





A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.












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