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“The difference between Jesus Christ and Mahomet.* – Mahomet was not foretold; Jesus Christ was foretold. Mahomet slew; Jesus Christ caused His own to be slain. Mahomet forbade reading; the Apostles ordered reading.

– Blaise Pascal, from his PENSEES

* older name for Muhammed

 

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“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”

– Blaise Pascal, from his Pensees

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“The feeble-minded are people who know the truth but only affirm it so far as consistent with their own interest. But apart from that they renounce it.”

– Blaise Pascal, from his PENSEES

>> Timely or WHAT? <<

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“Grace is indeed needed to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts it does not know what a saint or a man is.”

– Blaise Pascal, from his PENSEES

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