Blaise Pascal Quotes

166 Blaise Pascal quotes:

"It is false zeal to keep truth while wounding charity"
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"I made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it short."
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"The present is never our goal: the past and present are our means: the future alone is our goal. Thus, we never live but we hope to live; and always hoping to be happy, it is inevitable that we will never be so."
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"If you would have people speak well of you, then do not speak well of yourself."
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"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical."
"All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone."
"Love has reasons which reason cannot understand."
"That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it."
"Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature."
"We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting."
"When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person."
"There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous."
"The gospel to me is simply irresistible."
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"Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back."
"Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care."
"To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher."
"Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world."
"Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary."
"Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same."
"I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room."

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