William james Quotes

"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people prese...

"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is." โ€” William James
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โ€œWe are like islands in the sea...

โ€œWe are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.โ€ โ€• William James
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โ€œThe art of being wi...

โ€œThe art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.โ€ โ€• William James
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Act as if what you ...

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does ~William James
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Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because...

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies ~William James
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Wisdom is learn...

Wisdom is learning what to overlook. โ€” William James
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"As a rule we disbelieve all ...

"As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use." โ€” William James
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"We are like islands in the sea...

"We are like islands in the sea, seperate on the surface but connected in the deep." ~ William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ โ€” William James
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โ€œWe may be in the universe as dogs and cats are in our l...

โ€œWe may be in the universe as dogs and cats are in our libraries, seeing the books and hearing the conversation, but having no inkling of the meaning of it all.โ€ William James
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A great many people think they are...

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ ~ William James
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"The greatest weapon against str...

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." - William James
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"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people prese...

"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is." โ€” William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 03
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We donโ€™t laugh because w...

We donโ€™t laugh because weโ€™re happy โ€“ weโ€™re happy because we laugh. William James
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โ€œThe greatest weapon against str...

โ€œThe greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.โ€ โ€“ William James
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โ€œBeyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease...

โ€œBeyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstructionโ€ - attributed to William James
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โ€˜The great use of life is t...

โ€˜The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.โ€™ William James
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โ€œThe art of being wi...

โ€œThe art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.โ€ โ€• William James
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'Whenever two people meet, there are really six people pres...

'Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.' William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 31
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The greatest discovery of my generation i...

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 19
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Act as if what you ...

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 09
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โ€œWhenever two people meet, there are really six people prese...

โ€œWhenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.โ€ โ€• William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 07
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โ€˜My first act of free wil...

โ€˜My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.โ€™ William James, 1870
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 14
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The greatest discovery of my generation is the...

The greatest discovery of my generation is the fact that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. โ€”William James
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"There is only one thing a philosopher c...

"There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers." โ€” William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 05
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โ€œIf you can change yo...

โ€œIf you can change your mind, you can change your life.โ€ William James
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Belief create...

Belief creates the actual fact. William James
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โ€œSince you make evil or good by your own thou...

โ€œSince you make evil or good by your own thoughts, it is your ruling of your thoughts which proves to be your principal concern.โ€ William James
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"The art of being wise i...

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." - William James
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โ€œOur greatest weapon against st...

โ€œOur greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.โ€ William James
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Belief create...

Belief creates the actual fact. William James
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Someone once asked William James if h...

Someone once asked William James if he believed in free will, you know what he said "of course what choice do I have"
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"Act as if what you ...

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." โ€”William James
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โ€œOur greatest weapon against st...

โ€œOur greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.โ€ William James
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โ€œIt is our attitude at the beginning of a di...

โ€œIt is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.โ€ William James
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"Act as if what you d...

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. " - William James
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"A great man...

"A great many people think - William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference, it does.โ€ โ€“William James
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Human beings, by changing the inner at...

Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives - William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ - William James
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"Act as if what you ...

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." - William James
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"The great use of life is to...

"The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it" -- William James
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โ€œWhen you have to make a choi...

โ€œWhen you have to make a choice and donโ€™t make it, that in itself is a choice.โ€ โ€“ William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 29
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โ€œWhen you have to make a choi...

โ€œWhen you have to make a choice and donโ€™t make it, that is in itself a choice.โ€ -William James
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"It is our attitude at the beginning of a dif...

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome." - William James
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The greatest use of a life i...

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it. - William James
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โ€œSince you make evil or good by your own thou...

โ€œSince you make evil or good by your own thoughts, it is your ruling of your thoughts which proves to be your principal concern.โ€ William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 20
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"The greatest use of life is ...

"The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." ~ William James
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"The deepest principle in h...

"The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated" -- William James
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โ€œThe greatest weapon against str...

โ€œThe greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.โ€ โ€”William James.
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"We are like islands in the sea,...

"We are like islands in the sea, separated on the surface, but connected in the deep." โ€” William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 17
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"The great use of life is t...

"The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." ~William James
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โ€œThe greatest weapon against str...

โ€œThe greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.โ€ โ€“ William James
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"The art of being wise ...

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." William James
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โ€œPhilosophy is at once the mo...

โ€œPhilosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuitsโ€ โ€“ William James
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โ€œBe not afraid of life. Believe that ...

โ€œBe not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.โ€ โ€“ William James
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"If you can change yo...

"If you can change your mind, you can change your life." -William James
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"Believe that life is worth l...

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact." - William James
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โ€œThe soul is stron...

โ€œThe soul is stronger than its surroundings.โ€ ~ William James
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Be not afraid of life. Believe that ...

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. ~ William James
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Believe that life is worth l...

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ William James
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The greatest discovery of my generation is...

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. __William James.
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"Believe that life is worth l...

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact." โ€“ William James๏ปฟ
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"The greatest weapon against str...

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." ~William James
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There is no more miserable human ...

There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision. -William James
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โ€œThe art of being wi...

โ€œThe art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.โ€ โ€• William James
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