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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

The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.



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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.

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Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Das Herz verfügt über eine Vernunft, von der der Verstand nichts weiß.

French
Le cœur a ses raisons que la raison ne connaît point.




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What goes against the heart, the head does not let in.

The heart has mysteries which no reasoning can penetrate.

Reason does not know the interests of the heart.

The conviction of the mind does not always bring along with it that of the heart.




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Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
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Have courage to use your own reason!
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only.
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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.
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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.
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Quotes for: heart


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Quotes about heart:


Hope stole into my heart against my will.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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Great thoughts come from the heart.
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you.

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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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Blaise Pascal also said...


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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