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William James
(1842-1910) born on
Jan 11
US philosopher, psychologist. He was one of the founders of pragmatism and wrote "The Meaning of Truth," 1909.
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
Geniuses are commonly believed to excel other men in their power of sustained attention . . . But it is their genius making them attentive, not their attention making geniuses of them.
The most immutable barrier in nature is between one man's thoughts and another's.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
R: "The Principles of Psychology," 1890.
A: "Principles of Psychology," vol. 1, ch. 4, 1890.
N: In "A New Dictionary of Quotations," by H.L. Mencken, 1942.
K: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.

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