Quote of the Day

If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing.

“If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing.” — William James, The Principles of Psychology

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Quote of the Day

Our thought, incessantly deciding, among many things of a kind, which ones for it shall be realities, here chooses one of many possible selves or characters, and forthwith reckons it no shame to fail in any of those not adopted expressly as its own.

“Our thought, incessantly deciding, among many things of a kind, which ones for it shall be realities, here chooses one of many possible selves or characters, and forthwith reckons it no shame to fail in any of those not adopted expressly as its own.” — William James, The Principles of Psychology