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Henri Bergson

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Biography - Henri Bergson:

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

Quote

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."
Henri Bergson



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
Man muß wie ein denkender Mensch handeln und wie ein handelnder Mensch denken."
Henri Bergson

FrenchQuote
Il faut agir en homme de pensée et penser en homme d'action."
Henri Bergson


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To act is easy, to think is hard; to act according to our thought is troublesome."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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Quotes for: to think:



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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed."
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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I think, therefore I am."
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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He who thinks little, errs much."
Leonardo da Vinci
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
Mahatma Gandhi
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Men should strive to think much and know little."
Democritus
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Quotes about action:



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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action."
Simone de Beauvoir
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions."
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir
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Action, with all its uncertainties, is like an ever-present reminder that men, though they must die, are not born in order to die, but to begin something new."
Hannah Arendt
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Henri Bergson also said...



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All our analyses show us, in life, an effort to remount the incline that matter descends."
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration."
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly."
Henri Bergson
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The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause."
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment."
Henri Bergson
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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."
Henri Bergson
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