"To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Baruch Spinoza on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Baruch Spinoza on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Baruch Spinoza on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Baruch Spinoza on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."