Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
Quote by Blaise Pascal
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The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to...
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
The present is never our goal: the past and present are our means: the future...
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and...
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be...
Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be...
Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force...
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this...
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind...
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Imagination decides everything
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on...
Nothing gives us rest but the sincere search for truth
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but doubt not,...