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persistent thoughts Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about persistent thoughts
  1. #1
    “I’m well aware that at the back of my mind, thumping quietly like a drumbeat, are the twin horrors of Guilt and Panic.”
  2. #2
    “Think good and good follows. Think evil and evil follows. You are what you think all day long.”
  3. #3
    “In the thought world there’s always something you can do to control the experience.Basically, you re-create the outside world inside yourself, and then you live in your mind. What if you decided not to do this? If you decide not to narrate and, instead, just consciously observe the world, you will feel more open and exposed.”
  4. #4
    “The minute you stop putting your whole heart and soul into the mind as if it were your savior and protector, you will find yourself behind the mind watching it. That’s how you know about your thoughts: you are in there watching them. Eventually, you will be able to just sit in there quietly, and consciously watch the mind.”
  5. #5
    ″[B]ut what pained her most and enraged her most and made her most bitter was the fragrant and wormy guava grove of love that was dragging her toward death. Just as Colonel Aureliano Buendía thought about his war, unable to avoid it, so Amaranta thought about Rebeca. But while her brother had managed to sterilize his memories, she had only managed to make hers more scalding.”
  6. #6
    “One of the greatest revelations of my life is: I can choose my thoughts and think things on purpose. In other words, I don’t have to just think about whatever falls into my mind.”
  1. #7
    “The enemy knows that if he can get enough wrong things going on in our heads, they will eventually begin to come out of our mouths.”
  2. #8
    “Welcome to your final resting place, I thought to myself dryly and then slammed my lids shut to chase away the terrifying thought.”
  3. #9
    “Mulling over the whole matter as I sit in church waiting for Ann Putnam to appear, I mind how painful it is to recollect the events of those days. But once we allow memory to open its floodgates, we are hard put to stop its flow.”
  4. #10
    “No matter how careful you are, there’s going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn’t experience it all. There’s that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should’ve been paying attention.
    Well, get used to that feeling. That’s how your whole life will feel some day.
    This is all practice.”
  5. #11
    “Not knowing where such obsessive thoughts were coming from, I simply drowned myself in my work. ”
  6. #12
    “And I could only stand by, helpless and mute, the cause of it all. The keeper of a secret so terrible it made me afraid to speak, scared that it would pour out of me like kerosene, burning everyone.”

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