Blaise Pascal

1623 - 1662

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on god

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"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.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on good

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

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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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on aim, happiness, and men

All men have happiness as their object: there is no exception. However different the means they employ, they all aim at the same end.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on falsehood, lies, mistakes, and truth

All err the more dangerously because each follows a truth. Their mistake lies not in following a falsehood but in not following another truth.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on certainty and uncertainty

It is not certain that everything is uncertain.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on evil

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Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on discovery and evil

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

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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