William James

William James

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“Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.”
“Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”
“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.”
“Belief creates the actual fact.”
“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”
“We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.”
“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”
“Anything you may hold firmly in your imagination can be yours.”
“Procrastination is attitude's natural assassin. There's nothing so fatiguing as an uncompleted task.”
“Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.”
“If you can change your mind, you can change your life.”
“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”
“There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference.”
“When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.”
“Our view of the world is truly shaped by what we decide to hear.”
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

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