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THOUGHT. The operation of the mind. No one can be punished for his mere thoughts however wicked they may be. Human laws cannot reach them, first, because they are unknown; and, secondly, unless made manifest by some action, they are not injurious to any one; but when they manifest themselves, then the act, which is the consequence, may be punished. Dig. 50 16, 225.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The combination of connecting with another human being who draws on unique experiences and patterns of thought unknown to me and having my usual way of thinking challenged and sometimes shattered is among life's most powerful experiences.
Work in the field of psychology relating to the transfer of critical-thinking skills across contexts offers an examination of the process of critical thinking and the skills needed to accomplish the task.
Everybody leaves thinking just what they thought when they walked in, they just have fresh ammunition.
In 1967 or '68, when I was thinking about going to law school, I wrote to my former professor and I said, "The most interesting thing has happened to me.
It's an iconoclastic, innovative way of thinking, a dislike of being in a "rut" when the new beckons with the glow of veracity.
Finding an agreed upon definition of critical thinking is daunting.
MS: The QuinQuag project began when I started thinking about turning fifty and, I don't know, being put out to pasture.
We'll start thinking that the nation or the group is special and that you need to protect the group.
If I'm thinking about a story, I'm just probably going to sit there.
People thinking of building office buildings and coming from other boroughs have to feel safe getting there.
This article will highlight the importance of classroom routines in building a learning community, reflect on the power of thinking routines in creating thinking dispositions in the classroom, and explore how to make thinking visible so that children can see their own thinking and teachers can learn from children and improve their practice.