Blaise Pascal-Scientist and Philosopher quote for the day.

Among other bon mots of in credible pithiness Blaise Pascal wrote this:

"All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet roo..."

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Comment by Poor Woman on April 2, 2015 at 8:21pm

I got sidetracked for a minute, and so have returned to comment.

after many years of having to work at it, I find that I now can sit in a room alone in the quiet. Years. Trial and error. Emphasis on the latter at the beginning. I like this quote.

You ready for the Passover?

Peace to you R&L

Comment by Zanelle on April 2, 2015 at 8:32pm

Love that!  I like quiet.  I like distractions too tho!

Comment by fred hallman on April 2, 2015 at 9:18pm

L took away my quiet room.

Thankjs for stopping by Pw and Zanelle.

Comment by Alysa Salzberg on April 3, 2015 at 12:33am

Sigh.... I hear this, from deep down in my being.  Thanks, Blaise Pascal.  And thanks, Fred, for posting it here.


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