Summus mentis conatus summaque virtus est res intelligere tertio cognitionis genere.
- by Baruch (Benedictus) de Spinoza (1632 - 1677), appears in Ethica, ordine geometrico demonstrata [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Michael Zev Gordon (b. 1963), "Summus mentis conatus... ", 2020, first performed 2020 [ tenor and piano ], from Baruch - Ten Propositions of Baruch Spinoza, no. 9, confirmed with a concert programme booklet [sung text checked 1 time]
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