Vanity is but the surface.
Quote by Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal Quotes
How vain is painting, which is admired for reproducing the likeness of things whose originals...
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons.
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it...
We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no...
True nature being lost, everything becomes its own nature; as the true good being lost,...
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
Some vices only lay hold of us by means of others, and these, like branches,...
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A...
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what...
If man made himself the first object of study, he would see how incapable he...
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere
Things have different qualities, and the soul different inclinations; for nothing is simple which is...
The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.
Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we...
The heart has reasons that reason cannot know.
Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.