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William James Quotes: We know the meaning so long as no one asks us to define it.
         

We know the meaning so long as no one asks us to define it.


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



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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.



Much of what we call evil can often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight

Much of what we call evil can often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight



There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference.

There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference.



The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.





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