Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal

Born: June 19, 1623

Died: August 19, 1662

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: How hollow is the heart of man, and how full of excrement! [Variant Translation] - Pensées (1669)

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Source/Notes: Il n'est pas honteux pour l'homme de succomber sous la douleur et il est honteux de succomber sous le plaisir. - Pensées (1669)

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