Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere
Quote by Blaise Pascal
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A...
Reason's last step is the recognition that there are an infinite number of things which...
Law, without force, is impotent.
Not only do we know God by Jesus Christ alone, but we know ourselves only...
The only shame is to have none
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons.
Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to...
We never, then, love a person, but only qualities
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
Vanity is but the surface.
If you gain, you gain all. If you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then, without...
Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still...
The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a...
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form...
Live free or die
Justice is what is established; and thus all our established laws will necessarily be regarded...
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire...
No soul of high estate can take pleasure in slander. It betrays a weakness.
There comes a time when silence is betrayal.
A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims.