William James Quotes (278 quotes)
The William James Reader (2007 edition), Wilder Publications - ISBN: 9781604590661
“An act has no ethical quality whatever unless it be chosen out of several all equally possible.”
Principles of Psychology (1890)
“An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.”
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (2008 edition), Arc Manor LLC - ISBN: 9781604501308
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam James
Born: January 11, 1842
Died: August 26, 1910 (aged 68)
Bio: William James was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the U.S. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and on the philosophy of pragmatism.