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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

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All man's misfortune consists in this one thing, his inability to remain quietly in one room.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne pas savoir demeurer en repos, dans une chambre.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées

German
Das ganze Unglück der Menschen rührt allein daher, daß sie nicht ruhig in einem Zimmer zu bleiben vermögen.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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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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