My Favorite Quotes
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 Blaise Pascal - “Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere”
 Blaise Pascal - “For as old age is that period of life most remote from infancy, who does not see that old age in this universal man ought not to be sought in the times nearest his birth, but in those most remote from it”
 Blaise Pascal - “Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false If you gain, you gain all if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.”
 Blaise Pascal - “If we let ourselves believe that man began with divine grace, that he forfeited this by sin, and that he can be redeemed only by divine grace through the crucified Christ, then we shall find peace of mind never granted to philosophers. He who cannot believe is cursed, for he reveals by his unbelief that God has not chosen to give him grace.”
 Blaise Pascal - “Imagination disposes of everything it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.”
 Amy Pascal - “To render it well, it's not a tiny art film. If you're going to make this movie correctly, the beautiful version, you have to see Japan, you have to see all the beauty that Kyoto has to offer, you have to really experience that world. And that costs money.”
 Amy Pascal - “We did extensive test marketing and truly believe that the public has an insatiable desire for this particular body part. After years of predominately featuring younger actresses going nude, the baby boom generation is excited to see a vagina it can relate to.”
 Blaise Pascal - “When we see a natural style, we are astonished and delighted for we expected to see an author, and we find a man.”
 Blaise Pascal - “When we see a natural style, we are quite surprised and delighted, for we expected to see an author and we find a man.”
 Blaise Pascal - “When we encounter a natural style we are always surprised and delighted, for we thought to see an author and found a man”
 Blaise Pascal - “When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed for we expected to see an author, and we find a person.”
 Blaise Pascal - “There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.”
 Amy Pascal - “I saw a great family movie in the movie, but not everything was appropriate for a family audience.”
 Blaise Pascal - “When all is equally agitated, nothing appears to be agitated, as in a ship. When all tend to debauchery, none appears to do so. He who stops draws attention to the excess of others, like a fixed point.”
 Blaise Pascal - “Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom through thought I comprehend the world.”
 Blaise Pascal - “Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.”
 Blaise Pascal - “How can people hold these opinions What joy can we find in the expectation of nothing but hopeless misery What reason for boasting that we are in impenetrable darkness And how can it happen that the following argument occurs to a reasonable man”
 Blaise Pascal - “Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.”
 Blaise Pascal - “To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.”
 Blaise Pascal - “If we do not know ourselves to be full of pride, ambition, lust, weakness, misery, and injustice, we are indeed blind. And if, knowing this, we do not desire deliverance, what can we say of a man...”
 Blaise Pascal - “We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes we have no wish to find them alike.”
 Amy Pascal - “When it comes to fully understanding how to strategically move all the pieces on the marketing and distribution chess board on a worldwide basis, Jeff Blake is always thinking two moves ahead and that gives Sony a true competitive edge. He is the studio's secret weapon and while he would be the first to credit his fantastic sales and marketing team, there are few executives here that deserve more credit for our successes during the past several years than Jeff.”
 Blaise Pascal - “Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.”
 Blaise Pascal - “Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature Why is habit not natural I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.”
 Adam Pascal - “You know, sometimes I get moments of inspiration when I'm writing something and then the task seems so daunting that it just kind of scares me away.”

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