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The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. repr. Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago (1952). Pensées, no. 7 (1670), trans. J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1931).
If he exalt himself, I humble him; if he humble himself, I exalt him; and I always contradict him, till he understands that he is an incomprehensible monster.
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. repr. Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago (1952). Pensées, no. 420 (1670), trans. J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1931).
Which is the more believable of the two, Moses or China?
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French philosopher. Pensées, No. 822, in Oeuvres Complètes, ed. and with notes by Louis Lafuma, New York, Macmillan (1963). The story of how Chinese thought was received in the history of European ideas has yet to be fully appreciated. Pascal and his contemporaries saw China as the home of a possible rival thought system.

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