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Biography - Henri Bergson:

French philosopher.
Born: 1859 - Died: 1941
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.




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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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All our analyses show us, in life, an effort to remount the incline that matter descends.
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
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The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.
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To choose, and therefore exclude.
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