Blaise Pascal Quote

We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for this purpose we endeavor to shine. We labor unceasingly to adorn and preserve this imaginary existence and neglect the real.


Thoughts, Tr. by W.F. Trotter (ed. 1910)

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We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for...

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We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for...

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We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for...

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We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for...