The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Quote by William James
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but...
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got...
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.
When once a decision is reached and execution is the order of the day, dismiss...
Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures...
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man...
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life...
Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us.
Belief creates the actual fact.
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they...
To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the...
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating...
Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.