Blaise Pascal Top 10 Quotes


Things are always at their best in their beginning.

Blaise Pascal (The Provincial Letters, 1656 - 1657)


The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


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

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


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

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


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.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


Thought constitutes the greatness of man.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which is everything in this world.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)


Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

Blaise Pascal


The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.

Blaise Pascal (Pensées, 1669)

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Blaise Pascal Biography

Born: June 19, 1623
Died: August 19, 1662

Blaise Pascal was a French scientist and philosopher. He is best known for his significant contributions to mathematics and science.

Notable Works

The Provincial Letters (1656 - 1657)
Pensées or also known as Thoughts (1669)

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