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Blaise Pascal

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Biography - Blaise Pascal:

French mathematician, physicist, writer and philosopher.
Born: 1623 - Died: 1662
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




Translation  

Translation

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French
Nous connaissons la vérité non seulement par la raison, mais encore par le cœur.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées

German
Wir erkennen die Wahrheit nicht nur durch die Vernunft, sondern auch durch das Herz.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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Quotes about reason:



Quotes for: reason

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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed; for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken: the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of our opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects. For to be possessed of a vigorous mind is not enough; the prime requisite is rightly to apply it.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Quotes about heart:



Quotes for: heart

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Hope stole into my heart against my will.”
Jean Racine - Phèdre
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.”
Paul Verlaine - Il pleure dans mon coeur
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you. ”

Paul Verlaine - Green
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Quotes for: truth:



Quotes for: truth

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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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.”
Blaise Pascal
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The weakness of human reason appears more evidently in those who know it not, than in those who know it.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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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.”

Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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