Blaise Pascal Quotes

Cleopatra’s nose: had it been shorter, the whole aspect of the world would have been altered.

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?

Mahomet established a religion by putting his enemies to death; Jesus Christ by commanding his followers to lay down their lives.

All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.

Despite the sight of all the miseries which affect us and hold us by the throat we have an irrepressible instinct which bears us up.

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Imagination decides everything.