Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
William James (1842 - 1910)
Source: The Letters of William James, to Carl Stumpf, January 1, 1886
Contributed by: Zaady
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Source: The Principles of Psychology, 1890
The whole drift of my education goes to persuade me that the world of our present consciousness is only one out of many worlds of consciousness that exist.
Action and feeling go together and by regulating the action which is under the more direct control of the will, we can regulate the feeling, which is not.
Tell him to live by yes and no - yes to everything good, no to everything bad.
Source: The Thought and Character of William James
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Objective evidence and certitude are doubtless very fine ideals to play with, but where on this moonlit and dream-visited planet are they found?
Source: The Will to Believe
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
To change your life: Start immediately; Do it flamboyantly; No exceptions.
I myself believe that the evidence for God lies primarily in inner personal experiences.
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