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" I find myself tied to one corner of this vast expanse, without knowing why I am put in this place rather than in another, nor why the short time which is given me to live is assigned to me at this point rather than at another of the whole eternity which... "
Albert Einstein, the Human Side: New Glimpses from His Archives - Page 25
by Albert Einstein - 1979 - 167 pages
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Thoughts on Religion, and Other Important Subjects: Recently Tr. from the ...

Blaise Pascal - 1806 - 384 pages
...particular point, rather than any other, of the whole eternity which was before me, or of that which is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which swallow me up like an atom, or like a shadow, which endures but a single instant, and is never to return....
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Thoughts on Religion

Blaise Pascal - 1833 - 404 pages
...particular point, rather than any other, of the whole eternity which was before me, or of that which is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which swallow me up like an atom, or like a shadow, which endures but a single instant, and is never to return....
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Letters on the Evidences, Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1836 - 492 pages
...point, rather than at any other, of the whole eternity which was before me, or of that which is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which swallow me up like an atom, or transform me to a shadow which endures but a single instant, and is...
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Homiletics, Or, The Theory of Preaching

Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet - 1858 - 448 pages
...this point, rather than at another, of the whole eternity which precedes me, and of that which is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which enclose me as an atom, and as a shadow which only endureth for a little, and then is gone for ever....
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
...such a point than at any other of the whole eternity which was before me, or of all that which is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which devour and swallow me up like an atom, or like a shadow, which endures but a single instant, and is...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 18

John Clark Ridpath - 1903
...rather at such a point than any other of the whole eternity which was before me, or of all that is to come after me. I see nothing but infinities on all sides, which devour and swallow me up like an atom. . . . The sum of my knowledge is that I must shortly die ; but...
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Thoughts

1910 - 451 pages
...of the whole eternity which was before me or which shall come after me. I see nothing but infinites on all sides, which surround me as an atom, and as...instant and returns no more. All I know is that I must soon die, but what I know least is this very death which I cannot escape. "As I know not whence I come,...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 48

Charles William Eliot - 1910
...of the whole eternity which was before me or which shall come after me. I see nothing but infinites on all sides, which surround me as an atom, and as...instant and returns no more. All I know is that I must soon die, but what I know least is this very death which I cannot escape. ""' As I know not whence...
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Thoughts, Letters, and Minor Works

Blaise Pascal - 1910 - 451 pages
...of the whole eternity which was before me or which shall come after me. I see nothing but infinites on all sides, which surround me as an atom, and as...instant and returns no more. All I know is that I must soon die, but what I know least is this very death which I cannot escape. " As I know not whence I...
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Pensées and Other Writings

Blaise Pascal - 1999 - 267 pages
...to live is assigned to this moment rather than another in all the eternity which has preceded me and shall come after me. 'I see nothing but infinities on all sides, enclosing me like an atom, or a shadow which lasts only for a moment and does not return. 'All I know...
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