Pascal's Pensées eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 310 pages of information about Pascal's Penses.

Reason
  and the imagination, 82;
  and the senses, 83;
  recognises an infinity of things beyond it, 267;
  submission of, 268, 269, 270, 272;
  the heart and, 277, 278, 282;
  and instinct, 344, 395;
  commands us imperiously, 345;
  and the passions, 412, 413;
  corruption of, 440

Reasoning, reduces itself to yielding to feeling, 274

Redemption,
  the Red Sea an image of the, 642;
  the completeness of the, 780

Religion,
  its true nature and the necessity of studying it, 194;
  sinfulness of indifference to it, 195;
  whether certain, 234;
  suited to all kinds of minds, 285;
  true, 470, 494;
  test of the falsity of a, 487;
  two ways of proving its truths, 560;
  the Christian, has something astonishing in it, 614;
  the Christian, founded upon a preceding, 618;
  reasons for preferring the Christian, 736;
  three marks of, 843;
  and natural reason, 902

Republic, the Christian, 482, 610

Rivers, moving roads, 17

Roannez, M. de, a saying of, 276

Rule, a, necessary to judge a work, 5

Sabbath, the, only a sign, 609

Sacrifices, of the Jews and Gentiles, 609

Salvation, happiness of those who hope for, 239

Scaramouch, 12

Scepticism, 373, 376, 378, 385, 392, 394;
  truth of, 432;
  chief arguments of, 434

Sciences, vanity of the, 67

Scripture,
  and the number of stars, 266;
  its order, 283;
  has provided passages for all conditions of life, 531;
  literal inspiration of, 567;
  blindness of, 572;
  and Mahomet, 597;
  extravagant opinions founded on, 650;
  how to understand, 683, 686;
  against those who misuse passages of, 898

Self,
  necessary to know, 66;
  the little knowledge we have of, 175

Sensations, and molecules, 368

Senses,
  perceptions of the, always true, 9;
  perceive no extreme, 72;
  mislead the reason, 83

Silence,
  eternal, of infinite space, 206;
  the greatest persecution, 919

Sin, original, 445, 446, 447

Sneezing, absorbs all the functions of the soul, 160

Soul,
  immortality of the, 194, 219,
  220; immaterial, 349

Spongia solis, 91

Stoics, the, 350, 360, 465

Struggle, the, alone pleases us, 135

Style, charm of a natural, 29

Swiss, the, 305

Symmetry, 28

Synagogue, the, a type, 645, 851

Talent, chief, 118

Temple, reprobation of the, 712

Testaments,
  proof of the two, at once, 641;
  proof that the Old is figurative, 658;
  the Old and the New, 665

Theology, a science, 115

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