Blaise Pascal

1623 - 1662

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 heart and reason

The heart has its reasons, whereof reason knows nothing. (La coeur a ses raisons que la raison ne connait point)

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on heart, reason, and understanding

The heart has reasons which the reason cannot understand.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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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.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on conviction, evil, men, and religion

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on faith, guidance, limits, and reason

Faith is a sounder guide than reason. Reason can only go so far, but faith has no limits.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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