William James quotes

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When you have broken the reality into concepts you never can reconstruct it in its wholeness.
Time itself comes in drops.
Prima facie, if you should liken the universe of absolute idealism to an aquarium, a crystal globe in which goldfish are swimming, ...
To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into its constructions any element that is not directly experienced, nor exclude f ...
The only function that one experience can perform is to lead into another experience; and the only fulfillment we can speak of is ...
For morality life is a war, and the service of the highest is a sort of cosmic patriotism which also calls for volunteers.
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck.
Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in ...
The difference between objective and subjective extension is one of relation to a context solely.
The instant field of the present is at all times what I call the 'pure' experience. It is only virtually or potentially either obj ...
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