All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end... The infinite abyss can only be filled by an infinite and immutable object, that is to say, only by God Himself.
A thinking reed. It is not from space that I must seek my dignity, but from government of my thought. I shall have no more if I possess worlds. By space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; by thought I comprehend the world.