Intuition is a method of feeling one's way intellectually into the inner heart of a thing, in order to locate what is unique and inexpressible in it. If there is a way of grasping a reality in absolute rather than relative terms, of entering into it rather than taking up positions on it, of seizing hold of it without any translation or symbolism, then that way is metaphysics itself. - Henri Bergson

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"L'homme devrait mettre autant d'ardeur à simplifier sa vie qu'il en met à la compliquer." Henri Bergson

The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time - by Jimena Canales 'On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson’s theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher by arguing that time should not be understood exclusively through the lens of…

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Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division. - Henri Bergson

L'homme devrait mettre autant d'ardeur à simplifier sa vie qu'il en met à la compliquer. Henri Bergson

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An absolute can only be given in an intuition, while all the rest has to do with analysis. We call intuition here the sympathy by which one is transported into the interior of an object in order to coincide with what there is unique and consequently inexpressible in it. Analysis, on the contrary, is the operation which reduces the object to elements already known. - Henri Bergson

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Quote Of The Day: November 21, 2013 The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause. — Henri Bergson, Creative Evolution, Chapter 1 #quotes

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I'm going to wear my hair long and grey/white when I'm old....with braids--the short perm will not do.

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Le Rire. Essai sur la signification du comique

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