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William James Quotes

By , black-rose-bielefeld.de GuideSeptember 8, 2010

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Psychologist and philosopher William James is often referred to as the father of American psychology. While his landmark psychology textbook was nearly epic in proportions, James was known at times to discount his own ability as a writer. After receiving a compliment on his writing, he responded, "Everything comes out wrong with me at first; but when once objectified I can torture and poke and scrape and pat it till it offends me no more."

William James Quotes

Despite his own doubts about his talents, James acquired a reputation as an eloquent writer and lecturer. Discover more about his writing, philosophy and views on psychology in these selected William James quotes.

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