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'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.'


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'To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.'


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'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.'


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'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.'


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'Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.'


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'Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.'


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'We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.'


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'Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.'


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'Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.'

 

 

 

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