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 4
Knowledge about life is one thing effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live al all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only true thing that makes the result come true.