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For a conscious being, to exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher
Creative Evolution, ch. 1 (1907) [tr. Mitchell (1911)]
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It may be that the whole is simple, and that we are looking at it from the wrong point of view.

Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher
The Two Sources of Morality and Religion, “Dynamic Religion” (1932)
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Allow me to furnish the interior of my head as I please, and I shall put up with a hat like everybody else’s.

Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher
The Two Sources of Morality and Religion, “Final Remarks” (1932) [tr. Auda and Brereton (1935)]
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There is no obstacle which cannot be broken down by wills sufficiently keyed up, if they deal with it in time. There is thus no inescapable historic law.

Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher
The Two Sources of Morality and Religion, “Final Remarks” (tr. R. Ashley Audra and Cloudesley Brereton, 1935) (1932)
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