Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours...
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that...
Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our...
'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes...
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man...
Habit is thus the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone...
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life...
The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds....
Old age has the last word: the purely naturalistic look at life, however enthusiastically it...
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.