An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Man lives for science as well as bread.
'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes...
Belief creates the actual fact.
Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they...
The university most worthy of rational admiration is that one in which your lonely thinker...
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast...
Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half - awake. We are...
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we...
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear...
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live...
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable.
The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything...