The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death
Quote by Blaise Pascal
Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only.
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this...
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the...
There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and...
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere
The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to...
We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A...
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what...
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of...
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant....
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows...
Promises are only as good as the giant teddy bears they are built upon.
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.