effectively reveals Himself, Who illuminates and warms privileged souls
with His presence."
(Bergson, 1935, 214)
"When nations at
war each declare that they have God on their side, the deity in question
thus becoming the national god of paganism, whereas the God they imagine
they are evoking is a God common to all mankind, the mere vision of Whom,
could all men but attain it, would mean the immediate abolition of war."
"Those who have, from
afar off, bowed their head to the mystic word, because they have heard a
faint echo of it within themselves, will not remain indifferent to its
Bergson, Henri, The Two Sources of
Morality and Religion. Garden City, N. Y., Henry Holt and Co. Inc.,