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
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly. The fundamental conceptions of psychology are practically very clear to us, but theoretically they are very confused, and one easily makes the obscurest assumptions in this science without realizing, until challenged, what internal difficulties they involve. – William James
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter. – William James
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. – William James