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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
Source: Pensées

Quote

To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Se moquer de la philosophie c'est vraiment philosopher.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées

German
Sich über Philosophie lustig machen, heißt wahrhaft philosophieren.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Blaise Pascal also said...


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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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