Action seems to follow feeling but really action and feeling go together, and by regulating the act William James Quotes
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Action seems to follow feeling but really action and feeling go together, and by regulating the action which is under the more direct control of the will we can indirectly regulate the feeling which is not.

William James

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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