"The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Blaise Pascal on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Blaise Pascal on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Blaise Pascal on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Blaise Pascal on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Blaise Pascal on Winston Churchill
"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."