William James Quotes


102 William James quotes:



"Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not."
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test."
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I will act as if what I do makes a difference."
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"If you want a trait, act as if you already have the trait."
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action."
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune."
"The emotions aren't always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action"
Author: James Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second."
"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."
Author: James Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."
Author: James Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"To spend life for something which outlasts it."
Author: James Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it."
"If you want a quality, act as if you already had it."
Author: James Quotes Category: Leadership Quotes
"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
Author: James Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it."
Author: James Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it."
Author: James Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds."
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."
Author: James Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes Humor Quotes
"Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible."
Author: James Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."



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