Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
Blaise Pascal Quotes
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
Console thyself, thou wouldst not seek Me, if thou hadst not found Me.
Little things console us because little things afflict us.
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end. When we think to attach ourselves to any point and to fasten to it, it wavers and leaves us; and if we follow it, it eludes our grasp, slips past us, and vanishes for ever. Nothing stays for us. This […]
Continued eloquence is wearisome.
Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.
Men blaspheme what they do not know.