Blaise Pascal quotes

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

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.

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

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.

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

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.

All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

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

Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.

I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.