"Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?"
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Blaise Pascal on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Blaise Pascal on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Blaise Pascal on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Blaise Pascal on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Blaise Pascal on John F. Kennedy
"All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone."
"The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory."
"It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory."
"Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them no art can keep or acquire them."
"Imagination disposes of everything it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world."