There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is...
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action
Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how...
Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are...
We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good...
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the...
Time itself comes in drops.
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the...
First, you know, a new theory is attacked as absurd; then it is admitted to...
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever...
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
He fishes well who uses a golden hook.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only...