"We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."William James on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."William James on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."William James on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."William James on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."William James on Abraham Lincoln
"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."