Thou wouldst not have sought me hadst thou not already found me.
Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)
Source: Blaise Pascal
Contributed by: Devi
Let us wager the gain and the loss is wagering that God is. Let us consider the two possibilities. If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Hesitate not, then, to wager that He is.
Source: Pensées. 1670.
Contributed by: Zaady
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart.
The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
Source: Pensées, The Provincial Letters, provincial letter 16, p. 571 (1941).
Everything that is written merely to please the author is worthless.
Source: W. H. Auden and L. Kronenberger (eds.) The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.
Continuous eloquence wearies.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Little things console us because little things afflict us.
We know the truth, not only by the reason, but by the heart.
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