Blaise Pascal

1623 - 1662

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on death and honor

Whoever would not die to preserve his honor would be infamous.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on chastity, humility, men, and skepticism

Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: W. H. Auden and L. Kronenberger (eds.) The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on eternity and silence

[I feel] engulfed in the infinite immensity of spaces whereof I know nothing, and which know nothing of me. I am terrified. The eternal silence of these infinite spaces alarms me.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on reason

in

Reason's last step is the recognition that there are an infinite number of things which are beyond it.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on intelligence, men, originality, and people

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

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on judgment and men

It is not permitted to the most equitable of men to be a judge in his own cause.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on justice and power

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

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on god

in

"The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob," not of philosophers and scholars.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Writing found in Pascal's effects after his death.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on good

in

If you want others to have a good opinion of you, say nothing.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on friendship, men, and world

If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content