Blaise Pascal quotes

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I have only made this [letter] longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob, not of the philosophers and the learned.
Sneezing absorbs all the functions of the soul just as much as the [sexual] act, but we do not draw from it the same conclusions a ...
There is no shame in man giving in to pain, but it is shameful for him to give in to pleasure. This is not because pain comes to u ...
Undoubtedly equality of goods is just; but, being unable to cause might to obey justice, men has made it just to obey might. Unabl ...
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledg ...
Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish to know only to talk. Thus we would not take a sea voyage--if we were never to s ...
Custom is our nature.... What are our natural principles but principles of custom?
The exterior must be joined to the interior to obtain anything from God, that is to say, we must kneel, pray with the lips, and so ...
A mere trifle consoles us for a mere trifle distresses us.
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