William James (1842 – 1910)

William James (1842 – 1910)

William James Quote – “I am done with great institutions and big success…”

I am done with great things and big things, great institutions and big success, and I am for those tiny, invisible molecular moral forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capillary oozing of water, yet which, if you give them time, will rend the hardest monuments […]

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William James (1842 – 1910)

William James Quote – “The spiritual life justifies itself to those who live it…”

The spiritual life justifies itself to those who live it, but what can we say to those who do not understand? This, at least, we can say: that it is a life whose experiences are proved real to their possessor, because they remain with him when brought closest into contact with the objective realities of life. Dreams cannot stand this […]

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