Blaise Pascal Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old blaise pascal quotes, blaise pascal sayings, and blaise pascal proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.      

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The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.      

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Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired - even I who write this, and you who read this.     

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Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you.     

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The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.     

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All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.     

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Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a gift from God.     

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When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.     

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It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.     

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One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.     

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Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which is everything in this world.     

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Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.     

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We like to be deceived.     

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Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it with religious conviction.     

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The heart has reasons which the reason cannot understand.     

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Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.     

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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.     

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Any unity which doesn't have its origin in the multitudes is tyranny.     

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If you would have people speak well of you, then do not speak well of yourself.     

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Man's true nature being lost, everything becomes his nature; as, his true good being lost, everything becomes his good.     

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All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.     

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Do you wish men to speak well of you? Then never speak well of yourself.     

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It is impossible on reasonable grounds to disbelieve miracles.     

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All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.     

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One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.     

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I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone.     

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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.     

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Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.     

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Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.     

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All things have sprung from nothing and are borne forward to infinity. Who can follow out such an astonishing career? The Author of these wonders, and He alone, can comprehend them.     

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