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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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The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Blaise Pascal




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(French)


French
Le silence éternel de ces espaces infinis m'effraie.”
Blaise Pascal




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Quotes about eternity:



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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.”
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.”
Vladimir Jankélévitch - La Mort
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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.”
Hildegard of Bingen
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Quotes about space:



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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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Love is space and time measured by the heart.”
Marcel Proust
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The separation of history from geography rests upon the separation of time from space.”
Bertrand Russell
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The infinitely smallest part of space is always a space, something endowed with continuity, not at all a mere point or the boundary between specified places in space.”
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
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Time, matter, space — all, it may be, are no more than a point.”
Denis Diderot
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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.”
Karl Popper
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Music is a mysterious mathematical process whose elements are part of Infinity.”
Claude Debussy
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Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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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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