Quotation by William James

There can be no difference anywhere that doesn't make a difference elsewhere—no difference in abstract truth that doesn't express itself in a difference in concrete fact and in conduct consequent upon that fact, imposed on somebody, somehow, somewhere, and somewhen.
William James (1842–1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published 1907. Pragmatism, lecture 2, Meridian Books (1955).
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