William James

William James

American psychologist and philosopher
Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.More William James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any object not interesting in itself may become interesting through becoming associated with an object in which an interest already exists. The two associated objects grow, as it were, together; the interesting portion sheds its quality over the whole; and thus things not interesting in their own right borrow an interest which becomes as real and as strong as that of any natively interesting thing.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The instinct of ownership is fundamental in man's nature.More William James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.More William James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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