The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 8

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Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener, Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn
University of Illinois Press, 1897 - Psychology

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Page 472 - The world little knows how many of the thoughts and theories which have passed through the mind of a scientific investigator have been crushed in silence and secrecy by his own severe criticism and adverse examination; that in the most successful instances not a tenth of the suggestions, the hopes, the wishes, the preliminary conclusions have been realized.
Page 288 - And when all my hopes in them and in all men were gone, so that I had nothing outwardly to help me, nor could I tell what to do; then, oh! then I heard a voice which said, "There is one, even Christ Jesus, that can speak to thy condition" : and when I heard it, my heart did leap for joy.
Page 296 - ... close to the complete unification aspired after, it seems that the very last step must be left to other forces and performed without the help of its activity. In other words, self-surrender becomes then indispensable. "The personal will,
Page 528 - I FULLY subscribe to the judgment of those writers ' who maintain that, of all the differences between man and the lower animals, the moral sense or conscience is by far the most important.
Page 486 - ON TIME. EVER eating, never cloying, All-devouring, all-destroying, Never finding full repast, Till I eat the world at last. ON THE GALLOWS. THERE is a gate, we know full well, That stands 'twixt Heaven, and Earth, and Hell, Where many for a passage venture, Yet very few are fond to enter : Although 'tis open night and day, They for that reason shun this way : Both dukes and lords abhor its wood, They can't come near it...
Page 528 - On the contrary, whatever is deduced from the particular natural characteristics of humanity, from certain feelings and propensions, nay, even, if possible, from any particular tendency proper to human reason, and which need not necessarily hold for the will of every rational being; this may indeed supply us with a maxim, but not with a law; with a subjective principle on which we may have...
Page 75 - That the greatest and hardest brain-workers of history have lived longer on the average than brain-workers of ordinary ability and industry.
Page 556 - ... it and the more they oppose it, without being able in the slightest degree to weaken the obligation of the law or to diminish its validity. Here then we see philosophy brought to a critical position, since it has to be firmly fixed, notwithstanding that it has nothing to support it in heaven or earth. Here it must show its purity as absolute director of its own laws, not the herald of those which are whispered to it by an implanted sense or who knows what tutelary nature.
Page 268 - It is characterized by more or less sudden changes of character from evil to goodness, from sinfulness to righteousness, and from indifference to spiritual insight and activity.

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