Quotes by Blaise Pascal

All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.

Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.

Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.

Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth give him too much, the same.

He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God’s providence to lead him aright.

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.