Blaise Pascal Quotes

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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The only shame is to have none

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Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.

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

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There are two types of minds - the mathematical, and what might be called the intuitive. The former arrives at its views slowly, but they are firm and rigid; the latter is endowed with greater flexibility and applies itself simultaneously to the dive

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Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go

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There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.

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Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.

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The mind of the greatest man on earth is not so independent of circumstances as not to feel inconvenienced by the merest buzzing noise about him; it does not need the report of a cannon to disturb his thoughts. The creaking of a vane or a pully is quite enough. Do not wonder that he reasons ill just now; a fly is buzzing by his ear; it is quite enough to unfit him for giving good counsel.

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A trifle consoles us, for a trifle distresses us.

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If a soldier or laborer complains of the hardships of his lot, set him to do nothing

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You always admire what you really don't understand.

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The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.

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It is not only old and early impressions that deceive us; the charms of novelty have the same power.

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If the nose of Cleopatra had been a little shorter it would have changed the history of the world.

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