Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.
Quote by Henri Bergson
You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but...
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the...
In reality, the past is preserved by itself automatically.
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed.
To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns...
We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority...
Sex appeal is the keynote of our civilization
It seems that laughter needs an echo.
Our laughter is always the laughter of a group.
Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality.
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science
Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.
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...
In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant; all that we have felt,...
In short, intelligence, considered in what seems to be its original feature, is the faculty...
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use...
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely...