The Quotidian, December 23, 2010 ~ What We Ought to Be

“Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.” ~ William James (January 11, 1842 to August 26, 1910)

William James was an American physician, psychologist, philosopher, intellectual, writer, and essayist. He was the brother of Henry James (novelist) and Alice James (diarist).

[Source for quotation: @mister_quotes tweet on Twitter, December 21, 2010. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed September 22, 2010].

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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