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
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is...
To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into its constructions any element that is...
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any...
The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they...
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but...
We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh.
Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month...
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we...
Habit is thus the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone...
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
A man has as many social selves as there are individuals who recognize him.
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man...
Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above...
Never deprive someone of hope -- it may be all they have
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope