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 labeled him the "Father of American psychology".
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Pessimism leads to weakness optimism to power.
Our esteem for facts has not neutralized in us all religiousness. It is itself almost religious. Our scientific temper is devout.
To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.