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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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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.
Baruch Spinoza




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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Music before all else.”
Paul Verlaine - Art Poétique
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Architecture in general is frozen music.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo
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If music be the food of love, play on.”
William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
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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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