Pascal's Pensées eBook

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

Theresa, St., 499, 867, 916

Thought,
  one, alone occupies us, 145;
  constitutes man’s greatness, 346;
  and dignity, 365;
  sometimes escapes us, 370, 372

Time, effects of, 122, 123

Truth,
  nothing shows man the, 83;
  different degrees in man’s aversion to, 100;
  the pretext that it is disputed, 261;
  known by the heart, 282;
  we desire, 437;
  here is not the country of, 842;
  obscure in these times, 863

Types, 570, 642, 643, 644, 645, 656, 657, 658, 669, 674, 678, 686;
  the law typical, 646, 684;
  some, clear and demonstrative, 649;
  particular, 651, 652, 653;
  are like portraits, 676, 677;
  the sacrifices are, 679, 684

Tyranny, 332

Understanding, different kinds of, 2

Universe,
  the relation of man to the, 72;
  his superiority to it, 347

Vanity,
  is anchored in man’s heart, 150;
  effects of, 151, 153;
  curiosity only, 152;
  little known, 161;
  love and, 162, 163;
  only youths do not see the world’s, 164

Variety, 114, 115

Vices, some, only lay hold on us through others, 102

Virtues,
  division of, 20;
  measure of, 352;
  excess of, 353, 357;
  only the balancing of opposed vices, 359;
  the true, 485

Weariness,
  in leaving favourite pursuits, 128;
  nothing so insufferable to man as, 131

Will,
  natural for the, to love, 81;
  one of the chief factors in belief, 99;
  self-, will never be satisfied, 472;
  is depraved, 477;
  God prefers to incline the, rather than the intellect, 580

Words,
  and meanings, 23, 50;
  repeated in a discourse, 48;
  superfluous, 49, 59

Works,
  necessity to do good, 497;
  external, 499

World,
  the, a good judge of things, 327;
  all the, under a delusion, 335;
  all the, not astonished at its own weakness, 314;
  all good maxims are in the, 380;
  the, exists for the exercise of mercy and judgment, 583

Transcribers’ note

Text in greek transliterated and enclosed in ‘+’ signs in the following places:  Pensees 70, 631 Footnote 231

Numbered anchors changed to letter anchors for the four footnotes in the introduction.

All the notes at the end of the text were numbered and appropriate anchors inserted in the text.

Note No. 54 on page 28 has the wrong line number and is positioned two notes after where it should be.  Corrected the position.

“judgment” was consistently used throughout the text.

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