William James

Country United States
Born Tuesday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 65
William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher
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We have seen better days Uncategorized
“New habits can be launched . . . on condition of there being new stimuli and new excitements.” William James quote Uncategorized
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” Uncategorized
“The sovereign cure for worry is prayer. Uncategorized
“When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.” Uncategorized
“I don't sing because I'm happy; I'm happy because I sing.” Uncategorized
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking. Uncategorized
“If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.” Uncategorized
“Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible” Uncategorized
“Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” Uncategorized
Truth happens to an idea." Uncategorized
The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated." Uncategorized
"What an awful trade that of professor is - paid to talk, talk, talk! It would be an awful universe if everything could be converted into words, words, words." Uncategorized
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had tried and failed." Uncategorized
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self." Uncategorized
"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. Uncategorized
"If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience." Uncategorized
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure." Uncategorized
"Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice Uncategorized
"Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake." Uncategorized