Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Benedict de Spinoza
Benedict Spinoza
Benedict de Spinoza.
BornNovember 24, 1632
Amsterdam, Holland
DiedFebruary 21, 1677
The Hague, Holland
Philosopher. Best known for Tractatus Theologico-Politicus (1670) and Ethics (1677).

The repository contains three quotes from Benedict de Spinoza.


All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.


Desire is the very essence of man.


Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.