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


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


We must learn our limits. We are all something but none of us are everything.


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




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


Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.


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


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


Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.


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


Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.


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


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


The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.


Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.


The war existing between the senses and reason.


Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.


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


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


Law, without force, is impotent.

  • law

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.


The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion.


The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.


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.


I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.


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


We never live, but we hope to live; and as we are always arranging to be happy, it must be that we never are so.


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


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


We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.




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All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.


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When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

  • love

We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.


Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.

  • love

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.

  • love

We never love a person, but only qualities.

  • love

The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.

  • love

That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.

  • love

It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false.

  • love

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We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.


Those are weaklings who know the truth and uphold it as long as it suits their purpose, and then abandon it.


Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.


Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.

  • love

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


Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.

  • truth

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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.

  • faith

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.

  • faith

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.

  • faith

Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.

  • faith

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.

  • faith

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.

  • faith

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


The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.


The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.


Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.

  • little

Little things console us because little things afflict us.

  • little

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

  • being

Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.

  • evil

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

  • cheerfully

Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.


All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room.

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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing: we know this in countless ways.

  • heart

To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.


Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.


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




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


If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.

  • thought

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


We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.

  • conflict

There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.

  • sin

Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.

  • life

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


If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then without hesitation, that He exists.

  • god

Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.


However vast a man's spiritual resources, he is capable of but one great passion.


What a strange vanity painting is; it attracts admiration by resembling the original, we do not admire.

  • art

Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.


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

  • anything

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.


The gospel to me is simply irresistible.


Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden.


The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.


We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.

  • heart

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.

  • faith

The property of power is to protect.


The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.


Those are weaklings who know the truth and uphold it as long as it suits their purpose, and then abandon it.

  • truth

Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.


It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.


Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought.

  • thought

All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.


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


He who does not know his way to the sea should take a river for his guide.


We like to be deceived.


If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world.

  • gossip

The last proceeding of reason is to recognize that there is an infinity of things which are beyond it. There is nothing so conformable to reason as this disavowal of reason.


There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.


Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.


Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.


It is right that what is just should be obeyed. It is necessary that what is strongest should be obeyed.


On vanity: The nose of Cleopatra: if it had been shorter, the face of the earth would have changed.


Il n'est pas certain que tout soit incertain. (Translation: It is not certain that everything is uncertain.)


Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.

  • religion

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.


The last thing we decide in writing a book is what to put first.


If I had more time I would write a shorter letter.

  • authors

Nothing is as approved as mediocrity, the majority has established it and it fixes it fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way.


The whole visible world is only an imperceptible atom in the ample bosom of nature. No idea approaches it.


The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.


Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.

  • fame

The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.

  • connection

Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired : even I who write this, and you who read this.


Men often take their imagination for their heart; and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.

  • being

Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.

  • vanity

Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.

  • passion

The more intelligent one is, the more men of originality one finds. Ordinary people find no difference between men.


Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.


Custom is our nature. What are our natural principles but principles of custom?


The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.


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

  • beauty

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.

  • faith

When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person.


Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.


People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come in to the mind of others.


There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.


Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.

  • little

Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.


The highest order of mind is accused of folly, as well as the lowest. Nothing is thoroughly approved but mediocrity. The majority has established this, and it fixes its fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way.


The origins of disputes between philosophers is, that one class of them have undertaken to raise man by displaying his greatness, and the other to debase him by showing his miseries.

  • philosophy

The only shame is to have none.


The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.


The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.

  • love

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.

  • habits

Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature; but he is a thinking reed. The entire universe need not arm itself to crush him. A vapour, a drop of water suffices to kill him. But, if the Universe were to crush him, man would still be more noble than that which killed him, because he knows that he dies and the advantage which the universe has over him; the universe knows nothing of this.


Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?


We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.

  • conceal

Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.


If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!

  • act

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.

  • faith

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.


Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.

  • truth

Man's true nature being lost, everything becomes his nature; as, his true good being lost, everything becomes his good.


All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.


Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.


The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.


Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.

  • add

Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.


Little things console us because little things afflict us.

  • little

It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.

  • god

As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.

  • able

The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity, is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny.


The last act is bloody, however fine the rest of the play. They throw earth over your head and it is finished forever.


The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.


What a chimera then is man. What a novelty! What a monster, what a chaos, what a contradiction, what a prodigy. Judge of all things, imbecile worm of the earth; depositary of truth, a sink of uncertainty and error: the pride and refuse of the universe.

  • mankind

We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.


We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.


On the occasions when I have pondered over men's various activities, the dangers and worries they are exposed to at court or at war, from which so many quarrels, passions, risky, often ill-conceived actions and so on are born, I have often said that man's unhappiness springs from one thing alone, his incapacity to stay quietly in one room. A man wealthy enough for life's needs would never leave home to go to sea or beseige some fortress if he knew how to stay at home and enjoy it...


Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.

  • nature

Any unity which doesn't have its origin in the multitudes is tyranny.

  • unity

We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.


A trifle consoles us, for a trifle distresses us.


Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.


I have made this letter a rather long one, only because I didn't have the leisure to make it shorter.

  • authors

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.


Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.


Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.


Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.

  • love

Justice is what is established; and thus all our established laws will necessarily be regarded as just without examination, since they are established.


Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.


Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.

  • faith

We never love a person, but only qualities.

  • love

If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy.


It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false.

  • love

There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.


Nothing fortifies scepticism more than the fact that there are some who are not sceptics; if all were so, they would be wrong.


Men blaspheme what they do not know.


The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.

  • act

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.


The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted.


In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.


I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute.


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