Quote III – Pascal

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) – “When you say that Christ did not die for all men, you are abusing a weakness of men, who at once apply this exception to themselves, and this encourages despair, instead of turning them away from it to encourage hope. For this way one accustoms oneself to inward virtues by outward habits.“

About Paul Jacko

Jacko was born in Czechoslovakia not long before the communist putsch in February 1948. He studied industrial chemistry there and left in 1969 for Australia, where he became a lawyer and established his own practice. He has now retired and beside hunting, fishing, camping, prospecting and playing golf he amuses himself by writing.
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4 Responses to Quote III – Pascal

  1. Serious says:

    Just because it’s Easter do you have to push that religious propaganda?

  2. Steve says:

    Very wise. People look for excuses everywhere.

  3. red belly says:

    Very wise man – but not for this century. We are doomed.

  4. emailot says:

    Very smart fellow!

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