Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal was a French polymath and he was born on 19 June 01623. This collection of Pascal quotes was initialized with five Pascal quotes on 19 June 02013. Pascal died at the age of 39 on 19 August 01662.

All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French mathematician/physicist; more...} [life]

We must learn our limits. We are all something but none of us are everything.
-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French mathematician/physicist; more...} [life]

For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in relation to infinity,
all in relation to nothing, a central point between nothing and all and
infinitely far from understanding either. The ends of things and their
beginnings are impregnably concealed from him in an impenetrable
secret. He is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness out of
which he was drawn and the infinite in which he is engulfed.

-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher; more... } [life]

Our nature consist in motion; complete rest is death.
-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French mathematician/physicist; more...} [life]

However vast a man's spiritual resources,
he is capable of but one great passion.

-- Pascal, Blaise (01623-01662) {mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher; more... } [passion]

Quotes posted after this collection was created...

Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere
and the circumference nowhere.

-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French polymath; more...} [nature/infinity/zero]

To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French polymath; more...} [philosophy/life]

Creator: Gerald Thurman []
Created: 19 June 2013
Last Modified: Wednesday, 19-Jun-2013 07:31:37 MST