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Since we cannot know all

Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

– Blaise Pascal

The present letter is a

The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.

– Blaise Pascal

The greater intellect one has

“The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.”

– Blaise Pascal

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
– Blaise Pascal

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.
– Blaise Pascal

When one does not love too much, one does not love enough.
– Blaise Pascal

The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
– Blaise Pascal

Vanity is but the surface.
– Blaise Pascal

Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it.
– Blaise Pascal

Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it.
? Blaise Pascal

The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.
– Blaise Pascal

The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
– Blaise Pascal

I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short.
– Blaise Pascal

Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.
– Blaise Pascal

You always admire what you really don’t understand.
– Blaise Pascal

We are all something, but none of us are everything.
– Blaise Pascal

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
– Blaise Pascal

There are truths on this side of the Pyranees, which are falsehoods on the other.
– Blaise Pascal

We are all something, but none of us are everything.
– Blaise Pascal

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