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Baruch Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza (/b??ru?k sp??no?z?/; Dutch: [ba??rux sp??no?za?]; born Benedito de Espinosa, Portuguese: [b?n??ðitu ð? ?pi?n?z?]; 24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin. By laying the groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe, he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy.

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Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, conf ...

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Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.

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Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a part ...

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Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where it is decreed by common ...

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Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please th ...

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Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.

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God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.

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Of all the things that are beyond my power, I value nothing more highly than to be allowed the honor ...

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Let unswerving integrity be your watchword.

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Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe, and forbid men to say or write anything against thi ...

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God is the efficient cause not only of the existence of things, but also of their essence. Corr. Ind ...

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God and all attributes of God are eternal.

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If anyone conceives, that an object of his love joins itself to another with closer bonds of friends ...

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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

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There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.

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