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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)


German
Man muß wie ein denkender Mensch handeln und wie ein handelnder Mensch denken.”
Henri Bergson

French
Il faut agir en homme de pensée et penser en homme d'action.”
Henri Bergson




See also  

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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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He who thinks little, errs much.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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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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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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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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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 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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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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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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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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To choose, and therefore exclude.”
Henri Bergson
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In short, intelligence, considered in what seems to be its original feature, is the faculty of manufacturing artificial objects, especially tools for making tools, and of indefinitely varying the manufacture.”
Henri Bergson
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