To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
More Quotes from Henri Bergson:Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed.
For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the form of a sheaf, creating, by its very growth, divergent directions among which its impetus is divided.
There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs.
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.
In short, intelligence, considered in what seems to be its original feature, is the faculty of manufacturing artificial objects, especially tools to make tools, and of indefinitely urging the manufacture.
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