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William James's Profile

Brief about William James: By info that we know William James was born at 1970-01-01. And also William James is American Philosopher.

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Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.

Tags: Eternal, Hanging, Task

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.

Tags: After, Life, Stronger

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

Tags: Acceptance, Happened, Step

We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh.

Tags: Happy, Laugh

When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.

Tags: Choice

Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.

Tags: Control, Feeling, Together

Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.

Tags: Doubt, Faith, Means

Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.

Tags: Clearly, Effort, Means

Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.

Tags: Himself, Holiday, Year

It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.

Tags: Everyone, Evidence, Wrong

There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.

Tags: Human, Indecision, Miserable

Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

Tags: Action, Happiness, May

To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.

Tags: Best, Normal, Study

In the dim background of mind we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start.

Tags: Cannot, Mind, Start

Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.

Tags: Life, Living, Worth

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

Tags: College, Education, Good

We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.

Tags: Bad, Between, Good

Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.

Tags: Altering, Life, Thinking

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.

Tags: Everybody, Hates, Practice

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

Tags: Care, Enough, Leadership
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