THINKER


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He may be a great poet, or a great man of science; or a young student at a University, or one who watches sheep upon a moor; or a maker of dramas, like Shakespeare, or a thinker about God, like Spinoza; or a child who plays in a garden, or a fisherman who throws his net into the sea.
The head, she remarked, was the head of a thinker, but the jaw lacked character.
A moment later he was the cold and practical thinker once more.
And, after what seemed a very long time indeed to the anxious watchers, the thinker sat up, looked upon his friends with his most whimsical expression, and said:
The chief merit of my friend is that he is a great thinker, and in Oz it is considered good policy to follow his advice.
Nevertheless, she mistook the quietude of the political thinker and the preoccupation of the intrepid worker for the apathetic torpor of an official broken down by the dulness of routine, vanquished by that most hateful of all miseries, the mediocrity that simply earns a living; and she groaned at being married to a man without energy.
The thinker is the thought, the knower is what is known, the possessor is the things possessed.
The best thinker I ever knew," said Dorothy to the yellow hen, "was a scarecrow.
He had likewise proved, that by altering the received mode of punctuation, any one of Shakespeare's plays could be made quite different, and the sense completely changed; it is needless to say, therefore, that he was a great critic, and a very profound and most original thinker.
The essays, it should be added, were evidently suggested and more or less influenced by those of the great French thinker, Montaigne, an earlier contemporary of Bacon.
They are of three kinds that cannot be questioned--the superiority of the thinker, the superiority of the politician, the superiority of wealth.
He was the greatest metaphysical genius whom the world has seen; and in him, more than in any other ancient thinker, the germs of future knowledge are contained.