Quotes by William James

Belief creates the actual fact.

Knowledge about life is one thing effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

Wisdom is learning what to overlook.

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

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

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

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

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