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Blaise Pascal

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Biography : French mathematician, physicist, writer and philosopher.
Born: 1623 - Died: 1662
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed."
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

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The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now."
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The weakness of human reason appears more evidently in those who know it not, than in those who know it."
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All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny."
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Eloquence is a painting of thought."
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Wisdom leads us back to childhood."
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Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only."
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher."
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing."
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All man's misfortune consists in this one thing, his inability to remain quietly in one room."
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