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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9578
AUTHOR:Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)
QUOTATION:For as old age is that period of life most remote from infancy, who does not see that old age in this universal man ought not to be sought in the times nearest his birth, but in those most remote from it? 1
ATTRIBUTION:Preface to the Treatise on Vacuum.
 
Note 1.
See Bacon, Quotation 42. [back]
 

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