Blaise Pascal - Page 2

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
– Blaise Pascal

Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
– Blaise Pascal

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
– Blaise Pascal

All man’s troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room.
– Blaise Pascal

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
– Blaise Pascal

The heart has its reasons which reason knows not of.
– Blaise Pascal

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
– Blaise Pascal

The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
– Blaise Pascal

We never, then, love a person, but only qualities.
– Blaise Pascal

If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
– Blaise Pascal

Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
– Blaise Pascal

Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.
– Blaise Pascal

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

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
– Blaise Pascal

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
– Blaise Pascal

The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
– Blaise Pascal

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
– Blaise Pascal

Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
– Blaise Pascal

Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.
– Blaise Pascal

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