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Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science. - Pensées


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I might well have taken this discourse in an Read more
Let man then contemplate the whole of nature in Read more
I always feel uncomfortable under such Read more
For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in Read more
The same meaning changes with the words which Read more
Excessive qualities are prejudicial to us and not Read more
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it is impossible that our rational part should Read more
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Man is to himself the most wonderful object in Read more
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One says that the sovereign good consists in Read more
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It is natural for the mind to believe, and for Read more
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Imagination.—It is that deceitful part in man, t Read more