"All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Baruch Spinoza on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Baruch Spinoza on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Baruch Spinoza on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Baruch Spinoza on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Baruch Spinoza on Mahatma Gandhi
"He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason."
"Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone."
"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."
"There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope."
"Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear."