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The deeply thoughtful and human consciousness of a Macbeth is not found in comedy. Comic action tends to be as Bergson described i ...
The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.
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 ...
A tragic poet will never think of grouping around the chief character in his play secondary characters to serve as simplified copi ...
To perceive means to immobilize ... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of movements which it has sta ...
It goes without saying that religion thus conceived is the opposite of magic. The latter is essentially selfish, the former admits ...
We come and go, but the land is always here. And the people who love it and understand it are the people who own it--for a little ...
She had never known before how much the country meant to her. The chirping of the insects in the long grass had been like the swee ...
What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise--although the philosophers generally call it "re ...
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