The knowledge of God without that of man's misery causes pride. The knowledge of man's misery without that of God causes despair. The knowledge of Jesus Christ constitutes the middle course, because in Him we find both God and our…
Quote by Blaise Pascal
To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what...
Men blaspheme what they do not know.
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it...
If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four...
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him...
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed....
Brave deeds are wasted when hidden
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least...
We never, then, love a person, but only qualities
Law, without force, is impotent.
The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.
Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired:...
People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by...
Imagination decides everything.
However vast a man's spiritual resources, he is capable of but one great passion
One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and...
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.