Quotes by French Philosopher Blaise Pascal

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

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone. Blaise Pascal

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair. Blaise Pascal

Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience. Blaise Pascal

Evil is easy, and has infinite forms. Blaise Pascal

I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world. Blaise Pascal

To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher. Blaise Pascal

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't. Blaise Pascal

It is superstitious to put one's hopes in formalities, but arrogant to refuse to submit to them. Blaise Pascal

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought. Blaise Pascal

Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else. Blaise Pascal

The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal
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The war existing between the senses and reason. Blaise Pascal

Men never do evil so fully and cheerfully as when we do it out of conscience. Blaise Pascal

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. Blaise Pascal

The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory. Blaise Pascal

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason. Blaise Pascal

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death. Blaise Pascal

It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants. Blaise Pascal

Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden. Blaise Pascal

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