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Henri Bergson
(1859-1941) born on
Oct 18
French philosopher. He was one of the first "process" philosophers; wrote "Creative Evolution," 1911.
To perceive means to immobilize. . . we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of movements which it has stamped with its own freedom.
Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that's laughable is vanity.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Matter and Memory," ch. 4, sct. 4, 1896.
R: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
A: "Matter and Memory," "Summary and Conclusion," sct. 9, 1896, tr. 1988.
N: "Creative Evolution." 1907.
K: "Minority Report: H. L. Mencken's Notebooks," no. 99, 1956.

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