Born June 19, 1623 | Died August 19, 1662
French mathematician, inventor, physicist, writer, and Catholic philosopher
"It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory."
"If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future."
"It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist."
"Love has reasons which reason cannot understand."
"Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere."
"The least movement is of importance to all nature.The entire ocean is affected by a pebble."
"We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart."
"Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world."