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Quote of Blaise Pascal - Eloquence is a painting of thought....


Biography - Blaise Pascal:

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

Eloquence is a painting of thought.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'éloquence est une peinture de la pensée.

German
Die Beredsamkeit ist ein Gemälde des Denkens.




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Quotes for: thought


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Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Quotes for: painting


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Quotes about painting:


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
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If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
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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 heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.
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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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