Blaise Pascal Quotes
Man's true nature being lost, everything becomes his nature; as, his true good being lost, everything becomes his good.
If man made himself the first object of study, he would see how incapable he is of going further. How can a part know the whole?
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.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room.
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
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.
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
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