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Biography - Baruch Spinoza:

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

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.




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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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What beauty is, I know not.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.
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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.
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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Desire is the essence of a man.
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