William James Quotes.
Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
There is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be, and you keep and hold that picture there long enough, you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
A winner’s attitude: it may be difficult, but it’s possible. A loser’s attitude: It may be possible, but it’s too difficult.
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
Genius… means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
Man lives for science as well as bread.
Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever the price one has to pay for it.
When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.