William James Quotes

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William James

"Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create that fact." William James
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William James

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

"Of all the creatures on earth, only human beings can change their patterns. Man alone is the architect of his destiny... Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives." William James
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"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." William James
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"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
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"Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice." William James
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"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." William James
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"Wisdom is learning what to overlook." William James
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"Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not." William James
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"We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh." William James
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"Ninety-nine hundredths or, possibly, nine hundred and ninety-nine thousandths of our activity is purely automatic and habitual, from our rising in the morning to our lying down each night." William James
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"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing." William James
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"Tell him to live by yes and no -- yes to everything good, no to everything bad." William James
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"Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second." William James
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"Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices." William James
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"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." William James
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"If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it." William James
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"Let anyone try, I will not say to arrest, but to notice or to attend to, the present moment of time. One of the most baffling experiences occurs. Where is it, this present? It has melted in our grasp, fled ere we could touch it, gone in the instant of becoming." William James
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"The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one." William James
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"The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds." William James
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"There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference." William James
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