All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room
Quote by Blaise Pascal
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not of.
The vanity of the sciences. Physical science will not console me for the ignorance of...
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
Things have different qualities, and the soul different inclinations; for nothing is simple which is...
Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I...
The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find...
Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us...
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness......
Brave deeds are wasted when hidden
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and...
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what...
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of...
Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and...