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Blaise Pascal Quotes

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Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.

~ Blaise Pascal

The pagans do not know God, and love only the earth. The Jews know the true God, and love only the earth. The Christians know the true God, and do not love the earth.

~ Blaise Pascal

Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force.

~ Blaise Pascal

Man is only a reed, the weakest thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

~ Blaise Pascal

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

~ Blaise Pascal

If a soldier or labourer complains of the hardships of his lot, set him to do nothing.

~ Blaise Pascal

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

~ Blaise Pascal

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

~ Blaise Pascal

All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

~ Blaise Pascal

The heart has reasons which reason cannot understand.

~ Blaise Pascal
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