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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.
Organization and method mean much, but contagious human characters mean more in a university.

Men habitually use only a small part of the powers which they possess and which they might use under appropriate circumstance.
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
R: In "My Favorite Quotations," by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990.
A: Pragmatism, Lecture 1, "The Present Dilemma in Philosophy" (1907).
N: Principles of Psychology, vol. 1, ch. 4 (1890).
K: The Principles of Psychology, vol. 1, ch. 10 (1890).

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