Blaise Pascal Quotes

The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him. Blaise Pascal

Men never do evil so fully and so happily as when they do it for conscience’s sake. Blaise Pascal

It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants. Blaise Pascal

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God. Blaise Pascal

Everything that is written merely to please the author is worthless. Blaise Pascal

To ridicule philosophy is really to philosophise. Blaise Pascal

It is not certain that everything is uncertain. Blaise Pascal

Chess is the gymnasium of the mind. Blaise Pascal

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. Blaise Pascal

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death. Blaise Pascal

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

Reason is the slow and torturous method by which those who do not know the truth discover it. Blaise Pascal

Custom is our nature…. What are our natural principles but principles of custom? Blaise Pascal

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

The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion. Blaise Pascal