How would it be possible, if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without great labour be found, that it should be by almost all men neglected? But all things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) Dutch philosopher
Ethics, Part 5 “Of the Power of the Understanding, or of Human Freedom”, Prop. 42, note (1677)
Added on 29-Jun-12 | Last updated 29-Jun-12
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