153 Blaise Pascal Quotes

Although Blaise focused mostly on mathematics, physics, and inventions in his early years, he later became a Christian philosopher with one of his most famous French writings being Apologie de la religion chrétienne (a Christian apologetics piece). With a very scientific mindset, it is quite interesting that Blaise wrote Christian pieces from an emotional side and talking about how experiencing God is through the heart, rather than the brain.

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Human things must be known to be loved; but Divine things must be loved to be known.
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Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; We do not even know ourselves except through Jesus Christ.
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In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
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All the troubles of life come upon us because we refuse to sit quietly for a while each day in our rooms.
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We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
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We are within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.
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There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
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147
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
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Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
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If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy.
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God is none other than the Savior of our wretchedness. So we can only know God well by knowing our iniquities... Those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him, but have glorified themselves.
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He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him alright.
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There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.
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Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
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It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.
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139
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
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There is nothing so abominable in the eyes of God and of men as idolatry, whereby men render to the creature that honor which is due only to the Creator
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Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.
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All men have happiness as their object: there are no exceptions. However different the means they employ, they aim at the same end.
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135
Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.
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The greatest single distinguishing feature of the omnipotence of God is that our imagination gets lost thinking about it.
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Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.
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Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
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Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
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130
Kind words produce their own image in men's souls; and a beautiful image it is. They soothe and quiet and comfort the hearer. They shame him out of his sour, morose, unkind feelings. We have not yet begun to use kind words in such abundance as they ought to be used.
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129
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
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I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.
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Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness.
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Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
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Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.
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The past and present are only our means; the future is always our end. Thus we never really live, but only hope to live.
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Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
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Instead of complaining that God had hidden himself, you will give Him thanks for having revealed so much of Himself.
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120
Justice is what is established; and thus all our established laws will necessarily be regarded as just without examination, since they are established.
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Knowing God without knowing our own wretchedness makes for pride. Knowing our own wretchedness without knowing God makes for despair. Knowing Jesus Christ strikes the balance because He shows us both God and our own wretchedness.
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The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
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It is impossible on reasonable grounds to disbelieve miracles.
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Jesus Christ is a God whom we approach without pride, and before whom we humble ourselves without despair.
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Lust and force are the source of all our actions; lust causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.
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It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
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113
We never love a person, but only qualities.
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If man is not made for God, why is he happy only in God?
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All great amusements are dangerous to the Christian life; but among all those which the world has invented there is none more to be feared than the theatre.
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There once was in man a true happiness of which now remain to him only the mark and empty trace, which he in vain tries to fill from all his surroundings, seeking from things absent the help he does not obtain in things present. But these are all inadequate, because the infinite abyss can only be filled by an infinite and immutable object, that is to say, only by God Himself.
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109
It is good to be tired and wearied by the futile search after the true good, that we may stretch out our arms to the Redeemer.
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108
The gospel to me is simply irresistible.
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The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
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It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.
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Cold words freeze people, and hot words scorch them, and bitter words make them bitter, and wrathful words make them wrathful.
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