James Bisset Pratt

James Bisset
Pratt
1875
1944

Philosophy Teacher at Williams College

Author Quotes

The visions of the mystics are determined in content by their belief, and are due to the dream imagination working upon the mass of theological material which fills the mind.

According to the Buddha the will is free, effort is worth while, man makes his own fate, deeds have consequences, knowledge is possible, the body is not the real self, and death is not its end.

Religion is man’s sense of the disposition of the universe to himself.

Religion indeed wishes to be useful and beautiful, but it also means to be true.

Author Picture
First Name
James Bisset
Last Name
Pratt
Birth Date
1875
Death Date
1944
Bio

Philosophy Teacher at Williams College