Pascal on the Infinite Abyss

Blaise Pascal

I quoted from Pensées by Blaise Pascal in my message this past weekend. Some folks have asked for me to post the quotation, so here it is:

“There was once in man a true happiness of which there now remain to him only the mark and empty trace, which he in vain tries to fill from all his surroundings, seeking from things absent the help he does not obtain in things present? But these are all inadequate, because the infinite abyss can only be filled by an infinite and immutable object, that is to say, only by God Himself.

You can access this specific section here, as well as the entire work at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

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