Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
Quote by Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal Quotes
Men often take their imagination for their heart; and they believe they are converted as...
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of...
Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only.
If you gain, you gain all. If you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then, without...
I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man...
Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this...
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to...
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but...
The only shame is to have none
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
What is man in nature? Nothing in relation to the infinite, all in relation to...
Instead of complaining that God had hidden Himself, you will give Him thanks for not...
We regard God as an airman regards his parachute; it's there for emergencies but he...
I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.