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William James

William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician.


The greatest weapon against is our ability to choose one thought... ~William James.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain. - William James
Do we discard the writing technique of William James because he was a racist? Or Byron or Lu Xun? Good…
Looks like he's enjoying harvest season! King St W, site of the Massey-Harris complex, 1914. Photo: William James: htt…
I just freaking love the references to William James by Cornell West
William James (1866–1948), Crowd at the midway at Scarboro Beach Park, Toronto, 1907, Wiki Commons…
We are like island in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep. William James. 🎨Fritz Thaulow,1892. Christ…
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude. — William James
Varieties of Religious Experience by William James. Taylor connects consciousness and healing as they occur in...
So wrote American philosopher, psychologist William James in a 1908 letter to Helen Keller.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. . ~William James
The greatest discovery of my generation: a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes. -William James
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. --William James
"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.". — William James
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out... ~William James. htt…
"The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.". ~ William James via
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William James on Attention, Multitasking, and the Habit of Mind That Sets Geniuses Apart – Brain Pickings
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ― William James.
"If you can change your mind, you can change your life." —William James
“Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.” William James
"In order to disprove the assertion that all crows are black, one white crow is sufficient." - William James
If you wish to upset law that all crows are black, it is enough if you prove one single crow to be white. ~William James
David Jefferson AKA William James (b. 1866) in Bunkie, Louisiana. He was murdered by a…
Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature - William James | Philosophy |499196790
William James "Bill" O'Reilly Jr should be fired as once was a certain John Donald "Don" Imus Jr . There should be Z…
Sad to see William James go: from graduate accomodation to giving students a voice, I always found him helpful and supportive
The greatest discovery of my generation is that people can alter their lives by altering their attitudes. -- William James
"Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task." —William James
“Individuality outruns all classification, yet we insist on classifying every one we meet under some general head.”. ― William James
“Resign your destiny to higher powers.” . ― William James
“He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he tried and failed.” . ― William James
“Our science is a drop, our ignorance a sea.” . ― William James
“Our environment encourages us not to be philosophers but partisans.” . ― William James
“Every way of classifying a thing is but a way of handling it for some particular purpose.” . ― William James
“A difference which makes no difference is no difference at all.” . ― William James
“We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.” ― William James
"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact." (William James)
...the faith state...is the psychic correlate of a biological growth reducing contending-desires to one direction... [p.272] ― William James
Wait, like cyborg of William Gibson-style or James Cameron? Consider your answer carefully.
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self. William James
The union of the mathematician with the poet, fervor with measure, passion with correctness, this ... is the ideal. Willia…
There are more men named John, Robert, William, or James on corporate boards than there are women.
Jockey James Doyle (flew back into Sydney earlier this morning with William Buick. James requires another month out.
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. —William James
William James: philosophy "sees the familiar as if it were strange, and the strange as if it were familiar. It can take things up and lay. /1
Firstness: "think of William James, Charles Peirce and Karl Marx; they all share the quality of being bearded." --Albert Atkin
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A great is not from without until it has itself from within. - William James Durant
20170307: William James Reuters: U.K. lawmakers vote in favour of power to reject final Brexit terms
the dream sequence with William and Jack was great
Reminds me of “the essence of genius is knowing what to overlook.” - William James
Just found out that follows RIP to our coolest President ever
Since when was Tyler James William (everybody hates chris) on criminal minds.
how delicious...I'm on day 17 of tutoring William Winfrey in the ways of righteousness
sure glad Jimmy Carter was able to cozy up with this madman and then convince Bill Clinton that he wasnt any kind...
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible. - William James
To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified. - William James
William James. Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference.
"William James "Jim" Myers (April 16, 1937 – February 16, 2017), better known by his ring name George "The...
Just found out.. RIP William James "Jim" Myers A.79 AKA George "The Animal" Steele. One of my childhood favs. 😔
More thoughts on rewriting, from James Thurber and William James:
I was the first educator to offer a Psychology class in America so ha William James
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But I cam up with the whole concept- William James
Policeman, corner of King and Yonge streets, 1912. Photo: William James. https:…
Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. (William James)
William James E. is requesting a loan of 1.0 BTC for 2 months
some persons will immediately cry out, 'how can a reality resemble a feeling?' LOL
I will admit I was surprised when I heard CNN was doing a documentary on James Ray.
The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated- via William James.
Oh, that's who James Ray is.I'd totally forgotten about that sorry azzed charlatan/snake oil salesman!
“If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.” - william james
"If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.". ~ William James
"Our view of the world is shaped by what we decide to hear." ~ William James
Jacques Barzun on the 1890s. From A Stroll with William James:
Pragmatism is a term coined &defined by Philosopher Charles Sanders Pierce &presented to common people by William James.
Pragmatism is outlined by William James in his book Pragmatism &the Meaning of Life. Pierce, Dewey &Santayana are Pragmatists.
Suffice to say his acutely (to use William James term) Xtian contemporaries had no doubt Jefferson was not one of them.
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Jefferson uses a William James phrase to describe adolescence : high schoolers 'each with their own sphere of fact and trouble'
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one. William James
The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated- William James
There is no life without laughter! "We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh." William James
Death and killing as human civilizational culture? William James: History is a bloodbath. And how about future?
Congratulations +William James "Bishop Bill" Ray, enthroned in St James' Cathedral Townsville as 10th Bishop of Nth QLD 9 years ago today.
"Habit is second nature, or rather, ten times nature." ~William James
William James was writing about Happiness as early as 1902. Martin Seligman hit a home run with Positive Psychology!
The great use of a life is to spend it for something that outlasts it. - William James
My Great Grandad, Private William James Towers of the 13th Gloucestershire Forest of Dean Pioneers.
i myself have only used the term to indicate a method of carrying on abstract discussion. LOL
The deepest human need is the need to be appreciated. - William James
“The gods we stand by are the gods we need and can use." -William James. (Gpp juga kali, Om. Capek.)
William James Glackens, born in 1870, advocated for avant-garde art in America
To change one's life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.". - William James
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William H. Macy, Henry Winkler, Dr. James Elist, and Jim Florentine in-studio today on…
Racking up the important royal gigs. Ellie Goulding also performed after William and Kate's 2011 wedding:
William James was not a prophet. He was a philosopher whose philosophy refl...
The war against war is going to be no holiday excursion or camping party. -William James
.Nicholson Baker on William James: "unpretentious, jolly, at his ease–as smart as, but completely different, from his brother."
There is a famous story about the writer Gertrude Stein... The professor in question ... was William James. .
"If this life is not a real fight, in which something is eternally gained…it is no better than a game of private theatricals…" William James
Looks like William James was a "secular Christian". Allen quotes him, "...a miracle as a mere attestation of superior power is one that...
now I am thinking that James may have had the upper hand in this game and and Uncle William is now in need to drying off !! 🌂🌂
James or William those would be so good. My friend guessed Edward also Jacob
1875 Memoir of the Life of William James Muller Solly H.Sotheran Binding 1st Ed
This thing highlights how the media think it's a disadvantage to be taught in Welsh. It's the …
I have been following her ideas for a while, and she is a god reader of Feyerabend and of William James.
[William Clayton] R. Miller reports that [James] Strang is making heavy breaches in the church, and drawing many…
asks, "What are some of your guilty pleasur… — Bradley William Simpson, The Vamps, Brad Simpson, James…
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'James' or 'William' would be perfect
“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” . ― William James.
has updated AotW: William James Harrison White [biography, add]
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The sovereign cure for worry is prozac. ~ William James
To change your life, start immediately. William James
Human beings, by changing the inner of their minds, can the outer aspects of their lives. ~ William James
Best out of context sentence in my current diss chapter: . "Using the word does not mean that Virginia Woolf or William James were wizards."
"he told William James that 'the mystery of the Universe & the indefensibility of human suffering were never far from him." [Gurney]
Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way. William James
"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome." ~William James
Amen. The ghosts of William James & Charles Finney haunt the American churches, like vampires sucking the lifeblood.
Reading "The Varieties of Religious Experience." Long wanted to read William James and he's really good. He should have written fiction!
William James: "The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated."
"Forget dogma- living a richer, fuller life is the true goal of religion" - William James
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William James is one of our greatest philosophers. His "Will to Believe" is a wonderful discussion on rationality of faith
Learn about the life and work of William James.
I've read some existentialist writings but i'm far from well versed. I'm a fan of William James' pragmatism personally.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation. William James
Principles of Psychology (vol1/2) by William James, The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine, and a book about The Night Stalker.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power ~ William James
but what is it expedient to believe? LOL
"To change one's life: 1. Start immediately, 2. Do it flamboyantly, 3. No exceptions." ― William James
Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case. William James
James William Woodring (born October 11, 1952) is an American cartoonist, fine artist, writer and toy designer.
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. William James.
William James on the Psychology of the Second Wind and What Enables Us to Transcend Our Limits -
Wherever you are, it is your friends who make your world. William James
James Baldwin debates William Buckley, "Is the American Dream at the expense of the American *** (1965).
We're just rearranging our prejudices, as William James has it. I have no rancor towards you & truly wish you well.
what key terms do we need to know about E.B. Titchner, William James, John Watson, B.F Skinner etc.
UPDATE: William James pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting Herbert Thomas & John Rudolph on Woodward St. Saturday:
NEW Plessy v. Ferguson: Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America by William James
"Begin to be now what you will be hereafter." ~William James
"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity." - William James
Is the amazing William James bookstore still running?
I will act as if what I do will make a difference. - William James
"When you have to make a choice, & you don't make it, that itself is a choice – William James
Cornel West has surely aged. People tend to forget he is a Pragmatist philosopher in tradition of William James and GH Mead.
William Shakespeare rewrote the bible for King James in 1604!Check the 46th word in Psalms 46:3, and the 46th word from the bottom in 46:9
it leaves off where these other theories begin, having contented itself with the word truth's definition. LOL
"Wisdom is learning what to overlook. - William James
Cartoonist James Gillray Illustrations from the life of William Cobbett are on display in the Library …
The whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinions. Intellect, will, taste, and passion... ~ William James
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Act the part and you will become the part. ~William James
space exploration is the moral equivalent of war - William James
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(1621) . James I of England granted Acadia to Sir William Alexander, renamed it New Scotland
"Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice" - William James
King Louis William and King Liam James with their sons Niall James and Harry Edward
Classics in the History of Psychology -- (1884) What is an Emotion? . William James
"In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome." - William James
just imagine if theirs middle names were first:. James Horan. Edward Styles. William Tomlinson. James Payne. and Javaad or Java…
"If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door. William James"
The most immutable barrier in nature is between one man's thoughts and another's -- William James
"When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice." ~William James
Once-Born or Twice-Born who are you? William James writes about when a Once-Born person is lost in the dark woods,…
I liked a video Pragmatism (William James and Charles Sanders Peirce)
"We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood." --William James
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today! Looking forward to supporting intl entrepreneurship w William James foundation
William James and psychical research: towards a radical. science of mind. OHC is blessed to have some amazing...
“Indifference is the one trait that makes the very angels weep.” . – William James
Sometimes we are limited more by attitude than by opportunities.- William James
Since Ive read William James, the Koran, Schopenhauer. Do me a favor. Read Romans and James, KJV 1611
165-We are like islands in the ocean, separated at the surface and connected in profundo.-William James.
Quote: Beyond the very extremity of fatigue distress, amounts of ease and power . . . William James? Scott Jurek? http:/…
You will soon begin to feel those things... William James said "Act as if you're happy & you will be."
“Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” -- William James
This interview with a 16-year-old LeBron James will blow your mind
William James Carter, I posted a blog "Not About Black and White" on CollectiveFaith
Saw 2 exhibitions today. Annual and James Hanley at The City Assembly Rooms in South William Street. Loved…
William James: This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
yeah those are the main ones though, did you talk about William James? I didn't.
James has the William Wallace factor with this cavs team.
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Is there any record of what James I thought of William Byrd?
What happened to Paul on the road to Damascus? William James and the Stoics help with his conversion and ours…
Defense motioned for a mistrial after Dr. said gunman knew what he was doing. Denied by judge.
S/o James William Wright Mike Brody Clark and the whole Fam! HUNDO.
« To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal. » - William James
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