1. The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.

    232
  2. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

    154
  3. The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

    132
  4. To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.

    106
  5. If you can change your mind, you can change your life.

    102
  6. The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.

    92
  7. The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.

    72
  8. Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.

    49
  9. Habit simplifies our movements, makes them accurate, and diminishes fatigue.

    46
  10. Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.

    41

The complete list of 732 William James sayings