Blaise Pascal Quotes

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Blaise Pascal

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.

Blaise Pascal

The more intelligent one is, the more men of originality one finds. Ordinary people find no difference between men.

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Most of the evils of life arise from man's being unable to sit still in a room.

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Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?

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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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The origins of disputes between philosophers is, that one class of them have undertaken to raise man by displaying his greatness, and the other to debase him by showing his miseries

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To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher

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

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The heart has its reasons which reason knows not of.

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The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason

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People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come in to the mind of others.

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Reason's last step is the recognition that there are an infinite number of things which are beyond it

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Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.

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The only shame is to have none

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