When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal

Profession: Scientist
Nationality: French


When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before. Blaise Pascal

Some suggestions for you :

Lust is the source of all our actions, and humanity.

Nothing fortifies scepticism more than the fact that there are some who are not sceptics; if all were so, they would be wrong.

Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for miseries and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries.

All of man's problems come from the inability to sit quietly in a room.

No man ever believes with a true and saving faith unless God incline his heart, and no man when God does incline his heart can refrain from believing.

Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.

We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no wish to find them alike.

All our reasoning comes down to surrendering to feeling.

In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.

Please forgive the long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.

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

Ecclesiastes shows that man without God is in total ignorance and inevitable misery.

Nothing is good but mediocrity. The majority has settled that, and finds fault with him who escapes it at whichever end.

Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism.