Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how...
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends...
Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us.
Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as...
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most...
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast...
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Time itself comes in drops.
Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever...
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the...
The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
To spend life for something which outlasts it.
Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just...
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.