"You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Henri Bergson on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Henri Bergson on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Henri Bergson on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Henri Bergson on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Henri Bergson on Sun Tzu
"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."
"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly."
"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."
"Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments."
"Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools."