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To reason is to subordinate intelligence to the heart

To reason is to subordinate intelligence to the heart To reason is to subordinate intelligence to the heart
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Cultivate your intelligence, dear students, but also take care that it does not subordinate itself to everything else, and that the accessory does not become the main one. May your heart not be the fool of your mind. Pascal said: "The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing"; yet this deep word is not of absolute accuracy. For if the heart has its reasons, Reason knows them and recognizes itself in them.

The whole work of Reason consists in subordinating Intelligence to the Heart.

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