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Blaise Pascal, Good Quotes

The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. 639 palabras más

Blaise Pascal

October 21

NOR less, I trust,
To them I may have owed another gift,
Of aspect more sublime; that blessed mood,
In which the burthen of the mystery, 184 palabras más

Sir Thomas Browne

The God-Shaped Hole

Two God-designed holes for which mankind is forever seeking to fill:
one, a God-shaped hole; the second, an eternity-shaped hole.

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Hymns And Quotations

People believe what they find attractive

People almost invariably
arrive at their beliefs
not on the basis of proof
but on the basis of what
they find attractive.
       –Blaise Pascal


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Who needs a digital camera, iPhone, or Adobe Photoshop when you’ve got slick painters like they did for Blaise Pascal (1623-62) and his I-just-stepped-out-of-a-salon hairdo? Although people tend to groan when you drop names like Plato, Aristotle, Confucius, and Pascal, there’s a reason these guys are still read today. 84 palabras más

Featured Mathematician: Blaise Pascal

Born in France in 1623, Blaise Pascal became a major contributor to many fields of study including mathematics, physics, and religious philosophy even though he barely lived to reach 39 years of age. 223 palabras más

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