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A thought or reflection put into literary form; an aphorism.‘an unpretentious collection of comic pensées’
- ‘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.’
- ‘‘Our nature consists in motion,’ wrote Pascal - a pensée purring beneath the far-flung dispatches of his first book.’
- ‘In it, he integrates clips from favourite films with pensées on cinema's role in the century.’
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