"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."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Blaise Pascal on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Blaise Pascal on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Blaise Pascal on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Blaise Pascal on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Blaise Pascal on William Shakespeare
"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."