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William James

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The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

— William James


Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

— William James

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Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.

— William James

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The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.

— William James


Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

— William James

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To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.

— William James


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

— William James

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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.

— William James


To change one's life: 1. Start immediately, 2. Do it flamboyantly, 3. No exceptions.

— William James


If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.

— William James

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The intellectual brilliance of the James family milieu and the remarkable epistolary talents of several of its members have made them a subject of continuing interest to historians biographers and critics. He was the brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James. This article is about the American psychologist and philosopher.

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