A thought or reflection put into literary form; an aphorism.
- ‘Our nature consists in motion,’ wrote Pascal - a pensée purring beneath the far-flung dispatches of his first book.
- Frustratingly, these pensées are almost invariably generalized.
- Even so, Godard's barrage of images, sound bites, allusions and pensées remains invigorating rather than numbing, compelling us not only to look but to see and to hear.
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