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William James
1842 - 1910

Psychologist, credited with introducing experimental psychology to the U.S., brother of novelist Henry James, author of Principles of Psychology (1890) which remains a masterwork in the field and Talks to Teachers (1899) along with other works


Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

1890 - from Principles of Psychology
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.