An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear...
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself...
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.
Mankind's common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre...
Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into its constructions any element that is...
The minute a man ceases to grow, no matter what his years, that minute he...
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that...
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Religious awe is the same organic thrill which we feel in a forest at twilight,...
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we...
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good...
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything...
Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.