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William James

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We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.

— William James

#friendship #sea #friendship

All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits.

— William James


To change one's life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.

— William James

#life #change

If you wish to upset the law that all crows are black, you mustn't seek to show that no crows are; it is enough if you prove one single crow to be white.

— William James

#life #life

The means have murdered the end.

— William James


Our intelligence cannot wall itself up alive, like a pupa in a chrysalis. It must at any cost keep on speaking terms with the universe that engendered it.

— William James

#intellect #spirituality #intelligence

Invention, using the term most broadly, and imitation, are the two legs, so to call them, on which the human race historically has walked.

— William James

#invention #life

Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.

— William James

#motivational #dreams

In order to disprove the assertion that all crows are black, one white crow is sufficient.

— William James

#proof #religion #science #spirituality #theory

Psychology is the science of mental life

— William James

#life-and-living #psychology #inspirational

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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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