Blaise Pascal Quotes (527 quotes)
Se moquer de la philosophie, c'est vraiment philosopher - Pensées (1669)
“Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.”
“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”
Pascal's Pensées (2012 edition), tredition - ISBN: 9783847211075
“The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.”
Pensees (2003 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486432557
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBlaise Pascal
Born: June 19, 1623
Died: August 19, 1662 (aged 39)
Bio: Blaise Pascal, was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen.