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Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.


William James

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"I can alter my life by altering the attitude of my mind.
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Judge a man not by his income, but by his outcome.
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Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes.
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Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
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Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes.
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man can satisfy his needs but not his greed
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Don't judge a man by his opinions, but by what his opinions have made him.
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You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
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A man fighting for his life.
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You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
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A man is judged by his work.
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Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
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Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common ha...
WILLIAM JAMES
I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
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This paper gives wrong solutions to trivial problems. The basic error, however, is not new.
WILLIAM JAMES
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
WILLIAM JAMES
Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
WILLIAM JAMES
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments ma...
WILLIAM JAMES
Get but that "peace of God which passeth understanding," and the questions of the understanding will...
WILLIAM JAMES
The exclusive worship of the bitch-goddess Success is our national disease.
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First, you know, a new theory is attacked as absurd; then it is admitted to be true, but obvious and...
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Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and i...
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The university most worthy of rational admiration is that one in which your lonely thinker can feel ...
WILLIAM JAMES
The first thing to learn in intercourse with others is non-interference with their own peculiar ways...
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Cramming seeks to stamp things in by intense application immediately before the ordeal. But a thing ...
WILLIAM JAMES
Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life. Each lapse is...
WILLIAM JAMES
The highest flights of charity, devotion, trust, patience, bravery to which the wings of human natur...
WILLIAM JAMES
An unlearned carpenter of my acquaintance once said in my hearing: 'There is very little difference ...
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Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along ...
WILLIAM JAMES
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
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