As there is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it, so reasonable arguments, challenges to magnanimity, and appeals to sympathy or justice, are folly when we are dealing with human crocodiles and boa-constrictors.
Quote by William James
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as...
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our...
Do every day or two something for no other reason than you would rather not...
We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be...
We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the...
To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
When once a decision is reached and execution is the order of the day, dismiss...
It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from...
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live...
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
Faith is never identical with piety.