True nature being lost, everything becomes its own nature; as the true good being lost, everything becomes its own true good.
Quote by Blaise Pascal
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be...
Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant....
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find...
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by...
The last proceeding of reason is to recognize that there is an infinity of things...
If you gain, you gain all. If you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then, without...
Nothing gives us rest but the sincere search for truth
The only shame is to have none.
The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a...
Live free or die
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what...
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit...
The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small...
Speak of the devil and he appears