abstract thought

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  • Abstract thought has had little or nothing to say to it. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Abstract thought is newly present during this stage of development.
  • You can deal both with abstract thought and with human passion in the most passionate sense. Cited from The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1
  • His discussion begins with an analysis of a natural man who has not yet acquired language or abstract thought.
  • If boys want images and melody, grown men, you think, want abstract thought. Cited from Introduction to Browning's Poetry, by Hiram Corson
  • This abstract-thought break-through led to him designing his building.
  • "You worked out the details, but the abstract thought is mine, and mine alone." Cited from The Last Galley, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The good man of this religion is he who withdraws from an evil world into abstract thought. Cited from Ten Great Religions, by James Freeman Clarke
  • He would devote the remainder of his days to literature and abstract thought. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Human cultural learning is comparable but it is often believed human capacity for abstract thought is unique.
  • The child is asked to change the cup into the abstract thought of life, and water into the thought of blessing. Cited from The Unfolding Life, by Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
  • Its genius is more scientific than literary, more historical than dramatic, greater in discovery than in abstract thought. Cited from Studies in Early Victorian Literature, by Frederic Harrison
  • Children develop abstract thought and can easily conserve and think logically in their mind.
  • Abstract thought, though, is a new trick, perhaps less than 100 thousand years old.
  • Play is thought to help children link their inner thoughts with their outer world, connecting real experiences with abstract thought.
  • He explained later that the conception of an abstract thought occurs in the mind, through the concept of self.
  • Where abstract thought or talent or genius is involved the greatest human variability is seen. Cited from The Foundations of Personality, by Abraham Myerson
  • His mind had begun to throw open again, to abstract thoughts and musings, its long-closed doors. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • But never imagine that all is vanity, if it is not abstract thought and idea. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Abstract thought developed only very recently, and consequently, we should not expect its implementation to be particularly efficient.
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