Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
Belief creates the actual fact.
Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude. – William James
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. – William James
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
Round about the accredited and orderly facts of every science there ever floats a sort of dust-cloud of exceptional observations, of occurrences minute and irregular and seldom met with, which it always proves more easy to ignore than to attend to… Anyone will renovate his science who will steadily look after the irregular phenomena, and […]
In order to disprove the assertion that all crows are black, one white crow is sufficient. – William James