William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, James was one of the leading thinkers of the late nineteenth century and is believed by many to be one of the most influential philosophers the United States has ever produced, while others have labelled him the “Father of American psychology”.
5 More quotes by William James:
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
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