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#1. Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#2. Yet nature cannot be contravened, but preserves a fixed and immutable order. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#3. Only free men are thoroughly grateful one to another. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#4. If anyone conceives that he is loved by another, and believes that he has given no cause for such love, he will love that other in return. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#5. All laws which can be broken without any injury to another, are counted but a laughing-stock, and are so far from bridling the desires and lusts of men, that on the contrary they stimulate
them. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#6. In proportion as we endeavor to live according to the guidance of reason, shall we strive as much as possible to depend less on hope, to liberate ourselves from fear, to rule fortune, and to direct our actions by the sure counsels of reason. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#7. Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#8. Except God no substance can be granted or conceived.. Everything, I say, is in God, and all things which are made, are made by the laws of the infinite nature of God, and necessarily follows from the necessity of his essence. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#9. We must take care not to admit as true anything, which is only probable. For when one falsity has been let in, infinite others follow. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#10. Nature offers nothing that can be called this man's rather than another's; but under nature everything belongs to all. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#11. I can control my passions and emotions if I can understand their nature - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#12. Government is not a substitute for people, but simply the instrument through which they act. And if the individual fails to do his duty as a citizen, government becomes a very deadly instrument indeed. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#13. He who wishes to revenge injuries by reciprocal hatred will live in misery. But he who endeavors to drive away hatred by means of love, fights with pleasure and confidence; he resists equally one or many men, and scarcely needs at all the help of fortune. Those whom he conquers yield joyfully - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#14. Everything in nature is a cause from which there flows some effect. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#15. Freedom is self-determination. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#16. Finally, it follows from the preceding proposition that the joy by which the drunkard is enslaved is altogether different from the joy which is the portion of the philosopher,
a think I wished just to hint in passing. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#17. When beggars and shoeshine boys, barbers and beauticians can tell you how to get rich it is time to remind yourself that there is no more dangerous illusion than the belief that one can get something for nothing. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#18. To me old age is always fifteen years older than I am. - Author: Bernard M. Baruch
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#19. In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#20. Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#21. What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#22. No reason compels me to maintain that the body does not die unless it is changed into a corpse. And, indeed, experience seems to urge a different conclusion. Sometimes a man undergoes such changes that I should hardly have said he was the same man. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#23. Things are not more or less perfect, according as they delight or offend human senses, or according as they are serviceable or repugnant to mankind. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#24. Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#25. Emotion, which is called a passivity of the soul, is a confused idea, whereby the mind affirms concerning its body, or any part thereof, a force for existence (existendi vis) greater or less than before, and by the presence of which the mind is determined to think of one thing rather than another. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#26. Blessed are the weak who think that they are good because they have no claws. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#27. Faith is nothing but obedience and piety. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#28. Human infirmity in moderating and checking the emotions I name bondage : for, when a man is a prey to his emotions, he is not his own master, but lies at the mercy of fortune : so much so, that he is often compelled, while seeing that which is better for him, to follow that which is worse. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#29. The intellectual love of a thing consists in understanding its perfections. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#30. Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#31. These are the prejudices which I undertook to notice here. If any others of a similar character remain, they can easily be rectified with a little thought by anyone. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#32. A free man, who lives among ignorant people, tries as much as he can to refuse their benefits.. He who lives under the guidance of reason endeavours as much as possible to repay his fellow's hatred, rage, contempt, etc. with love and nobleness. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#33. Although the shooting war is over, we are in the midst of a cold war which is getting warmer. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#34. No man can humiliate me or disturb me. I won't let him. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#35. Whether this desire for sex is moderate or not, it is usually called lust. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#36. Things which are accidentally the causes either of hope or fear are called good or evil omens. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#37. He that can carp in the most eloquent or acute manner at the weakness of the human mind is held by his fellows as almost divine. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#38. If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#39. He who seeks equality between unequals seeks an absurdity. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#40. He who hates anyone will endeavor to do him an injury, unless he fears that a greater injury will thereby accrue to himself; on the other hand, he who loves anyone will, by the same law, seek to benefit him. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#41. The human mind cannot be absolutely destroyed along with the body, but something of it remains, which is eternal. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#42. I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#43. No one doubts but that we imagine time from the very fact that we imagine other bodies to be moved slower or faster or equally fast. We are accustomed to determine duration by the aid of some measure of motion. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#44. The true messengers of the Lord are always rejected by the majority of the people, who prefer to listen to the false prophets preach a message of peace and prosperity. Thus it is today as well. - Author: Benjamin Baruch
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#45. By emotion I mean the modifications of the body, whereby the active power of the said body is increased or diminished, aided or constrained, and also the ideas of such modifications. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#46. Everyone is by absolute natural right the master of his own thoughts, and thus utter failure will attend any attempt in a commonwealth to force men to speak only as prescribed by the sovereign despite their different and opposing opinions. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#47. You can't repeal human nature by an Act of Congress. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#48. It was a universal welcome - Make yourself at home; Mi casa es su casa; Ahlan wa-sahlan; Baruch habah - Author: Sandy Tolan
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#49. A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#50. The real disturbers of the peace are those who, in a free state, seek to curtail the liberty of judgment which they are unable to tyrannize over. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#51. I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#52. Agriculture is the greatest and fundamentally the most important of our industries. The cities are but the branches of the tree of national life, the roots of which go deeply into the land. We all flourish or decline with the farmer. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#53. Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. - Author: Bernard M. Baruch
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#54. He who, while unacquainted with these writings, nevertheless knows by the natural light that there is a God having the attributes we have recounted, and who also pursues a true way of life, is altogether blessed. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#55. Anyone who seeks for the true causes of miracles, and strives to understand natural phenomena as an intelligent being, and not to gaze at them like a fool, is set down and denounced as an impious heretic. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#56. Now is always the hardest time to invest. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#57. The highest endeavor of the mind, and the highest virtue, it to understand things by intuition. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#58. What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#59. Nothing in Nature is random. A thing appears random only through the incompleteness of our knowledge. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#60. Men believe themselves to have free will because they are conscious of their actions, and unconscious of the causes whereby those actions are determined. - BARUCH SPINOZA - Author: Cris Evatt
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#61. God is the efficient cause not only of the existence of things, but also of their essence.
Corr. Individual things are nothing but modifications of the attributes of God, or modes by which the attributes of God are expressed in a fixed and definite manner. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#62. Simply from the fact that we have regarded a thing with the emotion of pleasure or pain, though that thing be not the efficient cause of the emotion, we can either love or hate it. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#63. Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#64. Nature has no goal in view, and final causes are only human imaginings. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#65. Never pay the slightest attention to what a company president ever says about his stock. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#66. Laws directed against opinions affect the generous-minded rather than the wicked, and are adapted less for coercing criminals than for irritating the upright. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#67. Information cannot serve as an effective substitute for thinking. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#68. Whatsoever is, is in God. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#69. Everyone is entitled to be wrong about their opinions, but no one has the right to be wrong about their facts. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#70. The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible. - Author: Bernard M. Baruch
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#71. Surely human affairs would be far happier if the power in men to be silent were the same as that to speak. But experience more than sufficiently teaches that men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more easily than their words. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#72. A free man thinks of death least of all things, and his wisdom is a meditation not of death but of life. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#73. Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#74. The most tyrannical of governments are those which make crimes of opinions, for everyone has an inalienable right to his thoughts. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#75. He who has a true idea simultaneously knows that he has a true idea, and cannot doubt of the truth of the thing perceived. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#76. Love is nothing but Joy with the accompanying idea of an external cause (Ethics, part III, proposition 13, scholium). - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#77. Always do one thing less than you think you can do. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#78. We are here today to make a choice between the quick and the dead. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#79. The figure in front threw back his hood. He had a face the sentry knew, but he gave the password anyway and said, "We found him at the sulphur lake. Says his name is Baruch. He's got an urgent message for Lord Asriel." The - Author: Philip Pullman
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#80. Men will find that they can ... avoid far more easily the perils which beset them on all sides by united action. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#81. Every person should embrace those [dogmas] that he, being the best judge of himself, feels will do most to strengthen in him love of justice. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#82. I believe that a triangle, if it could speak, would say that God is eminently triangular, and a circle that the divine nature is eminently circular; and thus would every one ascribe his own attributes to God. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#83. I have resolved to demonstrate by a certain and undoubted course of argument, or to deduce from the very condition of human nature, not what is new and unheard of, but only such things as
agree best with practice. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#84. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. - Author: Bernard M. Baruch
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#85. I never lost money by turning a profit. - Author: Bernard M. Baruch
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#86. American financier Bernard Baruch once remarked, 'Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#87. Let unswerving integrity be your watchword. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#88. He who lives according to the guidance of reason strives as much as possible to repay the hatred, anger, or contempt of others towards himself with love or generosity ... hatred is increased by reciprocal hatred, and, on the other hand, can be extinguished by love, so that hatred passes into love. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#89. Falsity consists in the privation of knowledge, which inadequate, fragmentary, or confused ideas involve. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#90. If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#91. God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#92. America has never forgotten - and never will forget - the nobler things that brought her into being and that light her path. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#93. The mind has greater power over the emotions, and is less subject thereto, insofar as it understands all things to be necessary. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#94. I'll give you the bottom 10% and the top 10% of any move if I get to keep the middle 80%. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#95. Everyone has as much right as he has might. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#96. I saw that all the things I feared and which feared me had nothing good or bad in them save in so far as the mind was affected by them. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#97. Even when we know what is right, too often we fail to act. More often we grab greedily for the day, letting tomorrow bring what it will, putting off the unpleasant and unpopular. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#98. Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#99. Desire nothing for yourself, which you do not desire for others. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#100. The multitude always strains after rarities and exceptions, and thinks little of the gifts of nature; so that, when prophecy is talked of, ordinary knowledge is not supposed to be included. Nevertheless it has as much right as any other to be called Divine. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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