Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
Quote by Blaise Pascal
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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.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
Fear clogs faith liberates.
A Romney-Ryan administration will protect and strengthen Medicare, for my Mom's generation, for my generation, and for my kids and yours.
I didn't have nothin' going for me... school, home... until I found something I loved, which was music, and that changed everything.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
But let me perfectly clear, because I know you'll hear the same old claims that rolling back these tax breaks means a massive tax increase on the American people: if your family earns less than $250,000 a year, you will not see your taxes increased a single dime. I repeat: not one single dime.
The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.
Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
Ultimately, if you can say that I'm a bad owner and we're winning championships, I can live with that. But if we're not making the playoffs and we're spending and losing money, then I have to look in the mirror and say maybe I'm not taking the necessary steps to doing what it takes to run an organization.
I have no ambition to govern men it is a painful and thankless office.