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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.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
It is only in the lonely emergencies of life that our creed is tested: then routine maxims fail, and we fall back on our gods.
No living person is sunk so low as not to be imitated by somebody.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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