Quotes by William James

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Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
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A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed.
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Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
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 dancing  humor  

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Language is the most imperfect and expensive means yet discovered for communicating thought.
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Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
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When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.
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Thinking is what a great many people think they are doing when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
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I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?
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