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Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.

— Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian (1690; Creative Commons)

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A person without mirth is like a wagon without springs, in which one is caused disagreeably to jolt by every pebble over which it turns.

— Henry Ward Beecher (by Mathew Brady; Public Domain)

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What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.

— Victor Hugo (1876, by Étienne Carjat; Public Domain)

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Pascal on Faith

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.

— Blaise Pascal (French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian)

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It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice.

—Matthew Henry (1707, by J. Jenkins; Public Domain)

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Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.

—Matthew Henry (1707; Public Domain)

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I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.

—C.S. Lewis (Image Licensed)

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