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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

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Wisdom leads us back to childhood.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Die Weisheit führt uns zur Kindheit zurück.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées

French
La sagesse nous envoie à l'enfance.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.”
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes about childhood:


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We are of our childhood as we are from a country.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.”
Sigmund Freud
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The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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The first sigh of childhood is for liberty.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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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.”
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.”

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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.”
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