"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."
"A joke is a very serious thing."William James on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."William James on Mark Twain
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."William James on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."William James on Henry Ward Beecher
"Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven."William James on Mark Twain
"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."
"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."
"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome."
"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude."
"Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results."