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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.
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.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
I now perceive one immense omission in my psychology - the deepest principle of Human Nature is the craving to be appreciated.
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.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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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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One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
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A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
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The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
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