Blaise Pascal: Happiness

“If our condition were truly happy, we would not need diversion from thinking of it in order to make ourselves happy. ”

Blaise Pascal.

English: Blaise Pascal

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Blaise Pascal: Reasonable

Blaise Pascal first explained his wager in Pen...

Blaise Pascal first explained his wager in Pensées (1669) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him. ”
Blaise Pascal

 

Bertrand Russell: Cocksureness and doubt

Bertrand Russell

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“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. ”
Bertrand Russell