A situation is always comic if it participates simultaneously in two series of events which are absolutely independent of each other, and if it can be interpreted in two quite different meanings.
Quote by Henri Bergson
Henri Bergson Quotes
The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect...
In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted...
For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the...
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go...
I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body: they...
Our laughter is always the laughter of a group.
The motive power of democracy is love
Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is...
There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language.
I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that...
Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed.
Sex appeal is the keynote of our civilization.
Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality.
Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.
And I also see how this body influences external images: it gives back movement to...
When we make the cerebral state the beginning of an action, and in no sense...
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery