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A Quote by Aristotle on divinity, excellence, thinking, and thought

It is of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics, book XII

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A Quote by Aristotle on existence and thinking

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Andrew Jackson on action, thinking, and time

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

Andrew Jackson (1767 - 1845)

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A Quote by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy on children, effort, instinct, observation, thinking, and work

It is the natural instinct of a child to work from within outwards; "First I think, and then I draw my think." What wasted efforts we make to teach the child to stop thinking, and only to observe!

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877 -)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on art, limitations, logic, and thinking

LOGIC, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on compromise, conflict, interest, satisfaction, and thinking

COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on thinking and war

ADMIRAL, n. That part of a war-ship which does the talking while the figure-head does the thinking.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Allan Ramsay on thinking and thought

Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.

Allan Ramsay (1686 - 1758)

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A Quote by Alice Steadman on balance, body, exercise, and thinking

If you are tired or pained in any part of the body and you have not over-exercised it, then you will know that some part of your thinking may not be balanced.

Alice Steadman

Source: WHO'S the MATTER with ME? (for the sick & tired who are sick & tired of being sick & tired)

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on civilization and thinking

Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations that we can perform without thinking about them.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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