William James Quotes on life

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it... view

By: William James

There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise... view

By: William James

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes... view

By: William James

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it... view

By: William James

The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one... view

By: William James

We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable... view

By: William James

'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories... view

By: William James

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings... view

By: William James

To spend life for something which outlasts it... view

By: William James

To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly... view

By: William James

This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it... view

By: William James

These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact... view

By: William James

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact... view

By: William James

Man can alter his life by altering his thinking... view

By: William James

Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver... view

By: William James

Knowledge about life is one thing.. view

By: William James

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain... view

By: William James