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" Out of my experience, such as it is (and it is limited enough) one fixed conclusion dogmatically emerges, and that is this, that we with our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. "
Memories and studies - Page 204
by William James - 1911 - 411 pages
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The American Magazine, Volume 68

Biography & Autobiography - 1909
...psychical researcher waiting for more facts before concluding. Great Scientific Conquest* of the Future Out of my experience, such as it is (and it is limited...whisper to each other with their leaves, and Conanicut arid Newport hear each other's foghorns. But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground,...
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Sunbeams: A Book of Quotations

Sy Safransky - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1990 - 159 pages
...—Robert Bly Time is nature's way of preventing everything from happening at once. — Graffiti ooooo Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest, which co-mingle their roots in the darkness underground. — William James Let my hidden weeping arise...
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Keeping the Love You Find

Harville Hendrix - Family & Relationships - 1993 - 352 pages
...contributes. William James put it this way: "We with our lives are like islands in the sea, like the trees in the forest. The maple and the pine may whisper to each other with their leaves . . . But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkest underground, and the islands also hang...
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Modernist Alchemy: Poetry and the Occult

Timothy Materer - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 218 pages
...After a lifetime of interest in psychic research, William James could come to just one firm conclusion: "that we with our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. . . . But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang...
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Pragmatism and Feminism: Reweaving the Social Fabric

Charlene Haddock Seigfried - Philosophy - 1996 - 342 pages
Though many pioneering feminists were deeply influenced by American pragmatism, their contemporary followers have generally ignored that tradition because of its ...
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The Open Mind: Exploring the 6 Patterns of Natural Intelligence

Dawna Markova - Family & Relationships - 1996 - 208 pages
...condition; to know even one life has hreathed easier hecause you nave lived — this is to have succeeded. Our lives are like islands in the sea. or like trees in the forest which co-mingle their roots in the darkness underground. — William James Easiest Way to Learn: Hear/See/Experience...
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Candor and Perversion: Literature, Education, and the Arts

Roger Shattuck - Literary Collections - 1999 - 415 pages
...pauses for a highly personal statement. Out of my experience one fixed conclusion dogmatically emerges, that we with our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. . . . The trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through...
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Engineering the Impossible

Ian Moore - Self-actualization (Psychology) - 2001 - 296 pages
...explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty. William James Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest, which commingle their roots in the darkness underground. What you did If you always do what you always...
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