William James

1842 - 1910

A Quote by William James on life and mind

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Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James (1842 - 1910)

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A Quote by William James on belief, facts, life, and worth

Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.

William James (1842 - 1910)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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A Quote by William James on community, impulses, individuality, and sympathy

The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.

William James (1842 - 1910)

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A Quote by William James on action, emotion, and reason

The emotions aren't always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action.

William James (1842 - 1910)

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A Quote by William James on friendship and world

Whereever you are it is your own friends who make your world.

William James (1842 - 1910)

Source: The Thought and Character of William James

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A Quote by William James on life

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

William James (1842 - 1910)

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A Quote by William James on good

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Tell him to live by yes and no - yes to everything good, no to everything bad.

William James (1842 - 1910)

Source: The Thought and Character of William James

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A Quote by William James on feeling, individuality, men, religion, and solitude

Religion . . . shall mean for us the feelings, acts and experiences of individual men in their solitude.

William James (1842 - 1910)

Source: The Verities of Religious Experience, 1902

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A Quote by William James

A thing is important if anyone think it important.

William James (1842 - 1910)

Source: The Principles of Psychology

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A Quote by William James on men, people, and present

Whenever two men meet there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man was the other sees him, and each man as he really is.

William James (1842 - 1910)

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