William James

William James

American psychologist and philosopher
Science must constantly be reminded that her purposes are not the only purposes and that the order of uniform causation which she has use for, and is therefore right in postulating, may be enveloped in a wider order, on which she has no claim at all.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man's chief difference from the brutes lies in the exuberant excess of his subjective propensities. Prune his extravagance, sober him, and you undo him.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their livesMore William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.More William James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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