Blaise Pascal Quotes

Nature confuses the skeptics and reason confutes the dogmatists.

There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who believe themselves sinners; the sinners who believe themselves righteous.

The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.

The only shame is to have none.

The origins of disputes between philosophers is, that one class of them have undertaken to raise man by displaying his greatness, and the other to debase him by showing his miseries.

To ridicule philosophy is really to philosophize.

There is enough light for those who desire to see, and enough darkness for those of a contrary disposition.

Perfect clarity would profit the intellect but damage the will.

Symmetry is what we see at a glance.

However vast a man’s spiritual resources, he is capable of but one great passion.