A seventeenth-century French mathematician, scientist, and religious thinker. Pascal came to believe that reason alone could not satisfy people's hopes and aspirations and that religious faith was therefore necessary. His religious thoughts are collected in Pensées (Thoughts).
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Then Pascal responds (in all caps) with, “BUT WE DIDNT WIN A D [sic] YOU KNOW HIM.”Exclusive: Sony Emails Blast David O. Russell For Allegedly ‘Feeling Up’ Transgender Niece|William Boot|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“i wanted to talk to him about sinister and jobs,” wrote Pascal.Exclusive: Sony Emails Slam Leonardo DiCaprio, Willow and Jaden Smith, Gush Over Ryan Gosling|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As for Blaise and Babette, the song says they suffer fond regrets that go on forever.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
Pascal himself tells us "that the mind can be strong and narrow, and just as extended as it is weak."Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
The "Thoughts" of Pascal are all the more read because the religious life of Pascal is known to have been lofty.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Blaise Pascal experimented here in the density of air; hence the presence of his statue below.A Wanderer in Paris|E. V. Lucas
No one abuses Pascal or Augustine, and yet the theological views of all these are substantially the same.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord