Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable
Quote by Henri Bergson
For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the...
Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter...
The motive power of democracy is love.
Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is...
In short, intelligence, considered in what seems to be its original feature, is the faculty...
Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality.
In reality, the past is preserved by itself automatically.
A situation is always comic if it participates simultaneously in two series of events which...
We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority...
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
Sex appeal is the keynote of our civilization.
It seems that laughter needs an echo.
The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect...
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go...
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body: they...
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is...
I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company