If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
Quote by William James
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any...
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how...
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above...
It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
First, you know, a new theory is attacked as absurd; then it is admitted to...
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live...
A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse.
The whole drift of my education goes to persuade me that the world of our...
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
Old age has the last word: the purely naturalistic look at life, however enthusiastically it...
We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable.
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating...
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as...