Quotes by French Philosopher 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
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Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. 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

People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others. Blaise Pascal

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

Evil is easy, and has infinite forms. 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

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

We must learn our limits. We are all something but none of us are everything. 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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Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. Blaise Pascal

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

If you would have people speak well of you, then do not speak well of yourself. Blaise Pascal

To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity. Blaise Pascal

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