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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

Wisdom leads us back to childhood.



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Translation

Translation

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German
Die Weisheit führt uns zur Kindheit zurück.

French
La sagesse nous envoie à l'enfance.




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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.

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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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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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.
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Quotes for: childhood


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Those who cannot remember clearly their own childhood are poor educators.
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It is perhaps childhood that comes closest to one's 'real life'.
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The first sigh of childhood is for liberty.
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We are of our childhood as we are from a country.
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The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
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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.
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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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