Blaise Pascal Quotes

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Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
– Blaise Pascal

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

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We must learn our limits. We are all something, but none of us are everything.
– Blaise Pascal

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Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
– Blaise Pascal

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The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
– Blaise Pascal

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If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
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Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
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When we see a natural style we are quite amazed and delighted, because we expected to see an author and find a man.
– Blaise Pascal

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Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.
– Blaise Pascal

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We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
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The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
– Blaise Pascal

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Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.
– Blaise Pascal

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I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short.
– Blaise Pascal

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Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
– Blaise Pascal

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The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.
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In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
– Blaise Pascal

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Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
– Blaise Pascal

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You always admire what you really don’t understand.
– Blaise Pascal

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If a soldier or labourer complains of the hardship of his lot, set him to do nothing.
– Blaise Pascal

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All man’s troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room.
– Blaise Pascal

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Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.
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Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.
– Blaise Pascal

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The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
– Blaise Pascal

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Since we cannot know all there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.
– Blaise Pascal

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He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God’s providence to lead him aright.
– Blaise Pascal

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Happiness is neither within us only, or without us; it is the union of ourselves with God.
– Blaise Pascal

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The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
– Blaise Pascal

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We never, then, love a person, but only qualities.
– Blaise Pascal

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