benedict spinoza quotes

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Things could not have been brought into being by God in any manner or in any order different from that which has in fact obtained.
The order and connection of ideas is the same as the order and connection of things.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity ...
How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without great labor be found, that it should be by almost ...
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
As for the terms good and bad, they indicate no positive quality in things regarded in themselves, but are merely modes of thinkin ...
God is the efficient cause not only of the existence of things, but also of their essence.
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He, who has a true idea, simultaneously knows that he has a true idea, and cannot doubt of the truth of the thing perceived.
Men would never be superstitious, if they could govern all their circumstances by set rules, or if they were always favoured by fo ...
As men's habits of mind differ, so that some more readily embrace one form of faith, some another, for what moves one to pray may ...
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