Blaise Pascal

1623 - 1662

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.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on reason

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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)

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on justice and strength

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

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on justice

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Unable to make what is just strong, we have made what is strong just.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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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)

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on betrayal, pleasure, slander, soul, and weakness

No soul of high estate can take pleasure in slander. It betrays a weakness.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on duty, god, guidance, providence, trust, and truth

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

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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