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Baruch Spinoza

Quote of Baruch Spinoza - Nothing in the universe is contingent...


Biography - Baruch Spinoza:

Dutch philosopher.
Born: 1632 - Died: 1677
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.




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Quotes for: universe


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Quotes about the Universe:


The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.





Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.





The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.





You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.





Everything mystical is personal — accordingly it is an elementary variation of the universe.





All I did was to look at what the universe showed me.











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Baruch Spinoza also said...


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





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.





Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.





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.












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