Last Thing Quotes (3 quotes)
The last thing one settles in writing a book is what one should put first.
In Pensιes (1670), Section 7, No. 29. As translated in Blaise Pascal and W.F. Trotter (trans.), 'Thoughts', No. 19, collected in Charles W. Eliot (ed.), The Harvard Classics (1910), Vol. 48, 14. Also seen translated as, The last thing one knows when writing a book is what to put first. From the original French, La derniθre chose quon trouve en faisant un ouvrage, est de savoir celle quil faut mettre la premiθre, in Ernest Havet (ed.), Pensιes de Pascal (1892), 223.
The last thing one settles in writing a book is what one should put in first.
In Pensιes. As translated by W.F. Trotter in Blaise Pascal: Thoughts, Letters, and Minor Works (1910), 14.
You know something I could really do without? The Space Shuttle.
Its irresponsible. The last thing we should be doing is sending our grotesquely distorted DNA out into space.
Brain Droppings (1998), 128.