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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

One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent, e.g., music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.




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Quotes for: music


Quotes

Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Without music, life would be a mistake.





Music before all else.





Architecture in general is frozen music.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





If music be the food of love, play on.











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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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