"Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Blaise Pascal on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Blaise Pascal on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Blaise Pascal on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Blaise Pascal on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Blaise Pascal on Henry David Thoreau
"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."