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Definition of Quickness


  1. The condition or quality of being quick or living; life.
  2. Activity; briskness; especially, rapidity of motion; speed; celerity; as, quickness of wit.
  3. Acuteness of perception; keen sensibility.
  4. Sharpness; pungency of taste.

Quickness Quotations

Quickness is the essence of the war.
Sun Tzu

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
George Santayana

If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the tongue are too punctilious and sharp, moderate them in your activity and rest.
Xun Zi

Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Alfred North Whitehead

Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.
Mark Rothko
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Quickness Translations

quickness in German is Flinkheit
quickness in Latin is celeritas
quickness in Norwegian is raskhet
quickness in Spanish is prontitud

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