Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
Quote by Blaise Pascal
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The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth give him too much, the same.
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured.
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
Faith is different from proof the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.
Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.
As long as the G.O.P., led by its increasingly visible women, continues to insist that the problem is not their policies but women's failure to understand their own lives and interests, the gender gap won't go away.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
The president led us into the Iraq war on the basis of unproven assertions without evidence he embraced a radical doctrine of pre-emptive war unprecedented in our history and he failed to build a true international coalition.
And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
I'd like to look like Madonna when I'm her age. I also look at athletes and love their bodies. I've always wanted to be muscly, not skinny. A lot of women yo-yo around, but I'm always aware if I'm getting a bit out of shape. I never look at the scales but I can just tell. It goes on my tum and bum.
To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors.