Healing of the physical without the change in the mental and spiritual aspects brings little real help to the individual in the end. How true, because the mind and the body imprint and imitate each other. What we think, we become. What we become, we think. It's an insidious process that can predispose us to illness or it can lead us to health.— Edgar Cayce
Gorgeous Predisposed quotations
We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation.
The recurring theme which predisposes people to depression is rejection and lack of self-esteem.
We know that there are several predisposing factors to gun violence: poverty, lack of education, lack of good parenting, lack of jobs, living in an environment where violence is seen every day, all the time. And children being born to children are likely to have all of these predisposing factors.
When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others.
I'm terrified that I'm genetically predisposed to only having boys.
That's frightening. By the time I was 10 years old, and I'm not exaggerating, I knew how to patch drywall.
A sense of humor has been linked with longevity.
It is a possibility that the mental attitude reflected in a lively sense of humor is an important factor predisposing some people toward long life.
I don't think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed to be a gloomy or tragic figure.
The writer, unlike his non-writing adult friend, has no predisposed outlook;
he seldom observes deliberately. He sees what he didnot intend to see; he remembers what does not seem wholly possible. Inattentive learner in the schoolroom of life, he keeps some faculty free to veer and wander. His is the roving eye.
To predispose our mind to welcome the Lord who, as we say in the Creed, one day will come to judge the living and the dead, we must learn to recognize him as present in the events of daily life. Therefore, Advent is, so to speak, an intense training that directs us decisively toward him who already came, who will come, and who comes continuously.
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
That is how His Majesty [the Lord] rewards our good works---I mean, by predisposing us to perform better ones.
She had the kind of eyes that predisposed you to supporting her every endeavor.
My comedic instinct, is a little bit more rooted in - my mother's British so I've always been more of the dry receiver of the crazy as opposed to the initiator of the crazy. I'm kind of predisposed to be the straight man.
I still think marriage is a goofy institution if you set it up as this institution with a predetermined set of rules. It's unhealthy to have a predisposed expectation of what you think a marriage should be - as this thing at the end of the rainbow. False expectations take away joy.
Rarely, Type 2 diabetes develops without any readily identifiable predisposing factor. But in the great majority of cases it is brought on by lifestyle activities, including, and clearly most importantly, dietary choices.
Though fanaticism drinks at many founts, its predisposing cause is mostly the subject of an invisible futurity.
A slew of cognitive traits predisposes us to faith.
every one of us possesses a gene predisposing us toward rivalry, competition, and fits of envy with any past, present, or future siblings.
Alcoholism is a genetically predisposed disease and it does run in my family.
I also think I felt like a misfit. I was in the South, everybody was blonde. I just didn't feel like I fitted in. It was sort of my way of fitting.
My father was predisposed to drunken rages.
I would hide under the bed. My sister and I were talking just the other day about the terror a drunken man in a rage can create in a child.
I think that the enormous emphasis on violence and sex, and in particular violent sex, may not make rapists of us all, but it predisposes us to accept a kind of world in which these things happen.
At times one feels that what is being said in the West is that the fact that you are a Muslim predisposes you to this blind, stupid terrorism.
I know, and know of, people who said they have taken a hit of crack and never tried it again. I overheard one woman in LA say she took one hit and it mad her feel so good, she was afraid to try it again. I am not a doctor, but I do believe that if one is predisposed to addiction, taking one hit may be all it takes. Certainly that is how it worked out for me.
It's not Trump who is insane. It's everybody who is predisposed to hate him.
There are hundreds of thousands of microbes surrounding us, but they cannot harm us unless we become weak, until the body is ready and predisposed to receive them.
I'm predisposed to think that as a people, we're hardwired to understand things through the telling of stories. I think that as human beings it's part of who we are.
Every mujahadeen who comes in from outside the country finds an environment where Arabic is spoken. So in that sense, it's a tremendous come-on for the young in Islam. But I think much more important is, it just validates so much of what the Muslim world is predisposed to believe.
[Nineteenth century American educator] Catharine Beecher is really associated with the idea that a mother works with children in the home and a teacher works with children at school, and that therefore women are almost biologically predisposed to do this job.
However un-Christian this may sound, I am not even predisposed against myself.
I was in New York last Christmas - it's snowing;
there's a guy in a t-shirt. I'm like, 'Dude, aren't you cold?' 'No, I'm from New York. I don't get cold.' Just 'cause you're from a cold place doesn't mean you're genetically predisposed to not feeling cold. You're not a penguin. I was like, 'In fact, sir, you're Puerto Rican, so if anything, you should be more cold.
Instead of convincing people who are opposed to your message, spend your time finding people who are already predisposed to it.
It is important not to give the appearance of a predisposed mind.
And it is more important not to let the mind become predisposed.
Most institutions of higher learning in the West were founded by and for religious denominations. The supposed alienation of education and faith is a recent phenomenon. At the same time, neither education nor the lack of it predisposes one to faith.
The study of how substances alter gene expression is part of the field of epigenetics. Some chemical exposures appear to turn on and turn off genes in ways that disregulate cell growth and predispose for cancer. From this perspective, our genes are less the command-and-control masters of our cells and more like the keys of piano, with the environment as the hands of the pianist.