Quotes: William James

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  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. As you think, so shall you be.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort. We postpone and postpone, until those smiling possibilities are dead.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    …religious experience, as we have studied it, cannot be cited as unequivocally supporting the infinitist belief. The only thing that it unequivocally testifies to is that we can experience union with something larger than ourselves and in that union find our greatest peace.

    William James

     
  • 10:00 am on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply |
    , William James   

    Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

    William James

     
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