Every man has a House of Lords in his own head. Fears, prejudices, misconceptionsthose are the peers, and theyare hereditary.Lloyd George (of Dwyfor), David, 1st Earl
We are told that if you are not occupied with the mind all the time, then you will invite the devil. It is such a heightened misconception that people are going crazy just because of this. An empty mind is not the devil’s home but an empty mind is the home of the Buddha.anandmurti gurumaa
Having removed all misconception , foretelling of the future , explicit or implicit invocation of the devil , the use of animal magnetism (Hypnosis) is indeed merely an act of making use of physical media that are otherwise licit and hence it is not morally forbidden, provided it does not tend toward an illicit end or toward anything depraved.Roman Curia (Sacred Congregation of the Holy office) decreed on July 28, 1847, in “History of hypnosis International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Assoctation”
There's that popular misconception of man as something between a brute and an angel. Actually man is in transit between brute and God.norman mailer
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In entering upon the great work before us, we anticipate no small amount of misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule; but we shall use every instrumentality within our power to effect our object.elizabeth cady stanton
What mostly attracts me to children's literature is how complex it is We often have a misconception that children's literature is literature for adults with simpler language, and happy endings.Victoria Ford Smith, assistant professor at University of Connecticut, specialist in children's literature — cited in: Jill Martin Wrenn (April 28, 2014). "How to keep kids reading through the summer". CNN Wire (CNN; CNN Newsource Sales, Inc.; Accessed via InfoTrac Newsstand).
misconception was especially brought in by describing descent in terms of "blood". The common speech uses expressions such as consanguinity, pure-blooded, half-blood, and the like, which call up a misleading picture to the mind. Blood is in some respects a fluid, and thus it is supposed that this fluid can be both quantitatively and qualitatively diluted with other bloods, just as treacle can be diluted with water.Australian Meeting of the British Association. Inaugural Address. August 20th, 1914.