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The teacher of history's work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being.


William Irwin Thompson


#culture #cultures #description #history #ideally

Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.


Edward Thorndike


#accustomed #beings #controlling #events #having

There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform.


Edward Thorndike


#act #animal #box #comparison #does

But I've got a lot of ideas, I bought me a ranch in Florida and I still have my farm in Ashland City, Tennessee so I'm gonna spend a little time at each one of those places and you'll probably hear some more songs out of me.


Mel Tillis


#city #each #farm #florida #gonna

Once in high school, I completely over plucked my left eyebrow all the way up to where you're not supposed to. I had no idea what I was doing and it looked terrible! My mom was like "What did you do to yourself?" I was so embarrassed.


Ashley Tisdale


#did #doing #embarrassed #eyebrow #had

The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.


Alexis de Tocqueville


#even #express #genius #great #great number

And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.


Ernst Toller


#buried #community #darkness #deep #fact

The other thing that I started doing for myself was, I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good.


Guillermo del Toro


#diary #doing #good #i #ideas

Most of my songs are about Jesus. Most of my songs are about the idea that there is salvation, and that there is a Savior. But I won't mention his name in a song just to get a cheap play.


Pete Townshend


#cheap #get #his #i #idea

For a while I was perfectly happy not performing with 'The Who.' From 1982 to 1989 I felt 'The Who' did not exist. I let the band go, in my heart. However, Roger Daltrey had other ideas. He would not let go.


Pete Townshend


#did #exist #felt #go #had






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