William James

William James

American psychologist and philosopher
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self.More William James quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A Beethoven string-quartet is truly, as some one has said, a scraping of horses' tails on cats' bowels, and may be exhaustively described in such terms; but the application of this description in no way precludes the simultaneous applicability of an entirely different description.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mind, in short, works on the data it receives very much as the sculptor works on his block of stone.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I take it that no man is educated who has never dallied with the thought of suicide.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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