"Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them no art can keep or acquire them."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Blaise Pascal on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Blaise Pascal on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Blaise Pascal on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Blaise Pascal on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Blaise Pascal on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"Imagination disposes of everything it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world."
"Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care."