The motive power of democracy is love.
In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour.
Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality.
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.
It seems that laughter needs an echo.
In reality, the past is preserved by itself automatically.
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.
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.
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.
Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.