We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.