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William James Quotes
Brief author info: William James (1842-1910) American philosopher, physiologist, psychologist, teacher.
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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
The moral flabbiness born of the exclusive worship of the bitch-goddess SUCCESS. That-with the squalid cash interpretation put on the word success-is our national disease.
I now perceive one immense omission in my psychology - the deepest principle of Human Nature is the craving to be appreciated.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or on being.
I take it that no man is educated who has never dallied with the thought of suicide.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
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