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  • These are the words that Ann and Cameron MacRae use to describe their daughter: logical, born smart, witty, clever, superstar, hard-working, competent, quick-minded, successful, beautiful and hysterically funny.

    A Daughter's Scholarly Memorial

  • There are very few role models that show us someone who is quick-minded, active, and competent, and yet feminine.

    WE RULE THE WORLD; WE JUST LEAVE THEM THE DRY PARTS

  • I tried to train the three-year-old to kill spiders, but being the quick-minded toddler that he is, he now knows to point, scream and run—in that order.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family

  • One quick-minded entrepreneur, Nancy Zullo Brown, is rounding up ex-employees and others interested in at least launching an online venture.

    How healthy are community papers? The sudden death of the Eagle Times » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • She is incredibly quick-minded, a fast learner, and has the great gift of being able to immediately understand the ways in which complex circumstances and situations relate to one another.

    Burner vs. Reichert: it's personal, part II

  • I believe he liked it that I was quick-minded enough to come up with a chaperone in a flash, in the hope of not being left behind.

    Telegraph Days

  • I think they're quick-minded and incredibly resilient.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2006

  • Moyer was a quick-minded, efficient prosecutor, and Desai had needed someone just as talented and driven to oppose her.

    Harbinger

  • They were quick-minded; admirers, but not seekers of truth; self-satisfied; not (like the Egyptians) helpless before abstract ideas, but unpractical; and so lazy in mind as to be habitually superficial.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Successful people are, typically, quick-minded and quick-moving, and their confidence is infectious.

    CREATE YOUR OWN FUTURE

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