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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 the art of knowing what to overlook.
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or on being.
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.
Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
I now perceive one immense omission in my psychology - the deepest principle of Human Nature is the craving to be appreciated.
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Few people know what they mean when they say, "I love you." ... Well, what does the word love mean? It means total interest. I think the reason very few people really fall in love with anyone is they're not willing to pay the price. The price is you have to adjust yourself to them.
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Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.
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Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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