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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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For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza




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Quotes about virtue:


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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Quotes about war:


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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.”
Benjamin Franklin
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War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.”

Pindar
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At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.”
Jules Renard
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.”
Alfred Adler
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War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.”
Paul Valéry
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Quotes about Justice:



Quotes for: Justice

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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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There is no justice in putting strength on a level above wisdom.”
Xenophanes
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Justice seeks no reward.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”
Francis Bacon
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Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.”
Plato
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Quotes about peace:


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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.”
Benjamin Franklin
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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”
Nelson Mandela
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Peace is liberty in tranquillity.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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In a world of peace and love, music would be the universal language.”
Henry David Thoreau
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If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.”
Selma Lagerlöf
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The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.”
Alfred Adler
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Baruch Spinoza also said...


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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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