The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.— Rene Descartes
Delighting Mind Reading quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
Read at every wait; read at all hours; read within leisure; read in times of labor; read as one goes in; read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put: read to lead.
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge;
it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Your call will become clear as as your mind is transformed by the reading of Scripture and the internal work of God's Spirit. The Lord never hides His will from us. In time, as you obey the call first to follow, your destiny will unfold before you. The difficulty will lie in keeping other concerns from diverting your attention.
Reading good books implants good ideas in the mind, develops good aspirations, and leads to the cultivation of good friends.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
The very practice of reading [the Bible] will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart. Let nothing take the place of this daily exercise.
I think you should read everything you can.
In my case, by the age of 10, I'd read every book in the Omaha public library about investing, some twice. You need to fill your mind with various competing thoughts and decide which make sense.
Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
When you are working well with your energy, you are also making the best expression of your personal power... By reading your own energy, by becoming aware of the lens through which you see your world, you can change your mind and change your life.
Read between the lines and free your mind
A Christian way of thinking is not just thinking Christian thoughts, singing Christian songs, reading Christian books, going to Christian schools; it is learning to think about the whole spectrum of life from the perspective of a mind that has been trained in truth.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Pity the man who has a favorite restaurant, but not a favorite author.
He's picked out a favorite place to feed his body, but he doesn't have a favorite place to feed his mind!
You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?
Children read to learn - even when they are reading fantasy, nonsense, light verse, comics or the copy on cereal packets, they are expanding their minds all the time, enlarging their vocabulary, making discoveries - it is all new to them.
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading.
The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you.
Crying purifies and cleanses. I once read about a scientific experiment which demonstrated that there are 38 toxic chemicals in a tear of sadness, while only one toxin exists in a tear of joy. As you cry in sadness, fear, or confusion, you cleanse the body and spirit of toxins which cloud the mind and prevent it from accepting the truth.
Computers are good at following instructions, but not at reading your mind.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
We find little in a book but what we put there.
But in great books, the mind finds room to put many things.
Now what is food for the inner man? Not prayer, but the Word of God;
and here again, not the simple reading of the Word of God, so that it only passes through our minds, just as water passes through a pipe, but considering what we read, pondering it over and applying it to our hearts.
When we're onstage, it's like mind reading: we're on the same page.
Your strongest muscle
Books are the most mannerly of companions, accessible at all times, in all moods, frankly declaring the author's mind, without offense.
My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind.
..and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow.
Stories you read when you're the right age never quite leave you.
You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you'll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
Obscenity is not a quality inherent in a book or picture, but is solely and exclusively a contribution of the reading mind, and hence cannot be defined in terms of the qualities of a book or picture.
I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter.
Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
The manner in which I learned to read and write, not only had great influence on my own mind, as I acquired it with the most perfect ease, so much so, that I have no recollection whatever of learning the alphabet.
There must be, in any complete revelation of God's mind and will and character and being, things hard for the beginner to understand; and the wisest and best of us are but beginners.
I am always surprised at all the things people read into my photos, but it also amuse me. That may be because I have nothing specific in mind when I'm working. My intentions are neither feminist nor political. I try to put double or multiple meanings into my photos, which might give rise to a greater variety of interpretations.
I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading.
Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.