William James

Birth: January 11, 1842 - Death August 26, 1910
William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. James was a leading thinker of the late nineteenth century, one of the most influential U.S. philosophers, and has been labelled the "Father of American psychology".

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.

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.

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.