American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist
William James was an American philosopher, historian, and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States.
James is considered to be a leading thinker of the late 19th century, one of the most influential philosophers of the United States, and the "Father of American psychology".
William James Quotes Page 2
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.
If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self.
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case.
Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals.
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