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Type: Mathematician
Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 19/06/1623
Date of Death: 19/08/1662


 

Blaise Pascal Quotes > Justice without force is...

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Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
Blaise Pascal

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