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William James Quotes

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«Believe that life is worth living and that belief will help create the fact» — William James
«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
«How pleasant is the day when we give up striving to be young -- or slender.» — William James
«The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.» — William James
«Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.» — William James
«It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.» — William James
«Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.» — William James
«The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.» — William James
«He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had tried and failed.» — William James
«The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.» — William James
«Science, like life, feeds on its own decay. New facts burst old rules; then newly divined conceptions bind old and new together into a reconciling law.» — William James
«The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.» — William James
«Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and intimacies … and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of mere inertia.» — William James
«This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.» — William James
«These, then, are my last words to you: Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create that fact.Is Life Worth Living?» — William James
«A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.» — William James
«Religion, whatever it is, is a man's total reaction upon life. The Varieties of Religious Experience, 1902» — William James
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