• Definition for "presence of mind"
    • the capability to think and act calmly and…
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  • Quotes for "presence of mind"
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presence of mind in a quote

"The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character."

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