Thought-provoking Quotes by Blaise Pascal

“There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus” Blaise Pascal

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. ~Blaise Pascal

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. ~Blaise Pascal

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them. ~Blaise Pascal

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

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known. ~Blaise Pascal

The heart has reasons that reason cannot know. ~Blaise Pascal

Not only do we know God by Jesus Christ alone, but we know ourselves only by Jesus Christ. We know life and death only through Jesus Christ. Apart from Jesus Christ, we do not know what is our life, nor our death, nor God, nor ourselves. ~Blaise Pascal

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

The present is never our goal: the past and present are our means: the future alone is our goal. Thus, we never live but we hope to live; and always hoping to be happy, it is inevitable that we will never be so. ~Blaise Pascal

The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him. ~Blaise Pascal

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason. ~Blaise Pascal

There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy. ~Blaise Pascal

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God. ~Blaise Pascal

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

Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you. ~Blaise Pascal

Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true. ~Blaise Pascal

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. ~Blaise Pascal

Men blaspheme what they do not know. ~Blaise Pascal

You always admire what you really don’t understand. ~Blaise Pascal

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