"If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."William James on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."William James on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."William James on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."William James on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."William James on William Shakespeare
"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."