Quotation by Thomas Aquinas

Even if it is given that someone understands the name 'God' to signify what is said, namely, 'that than which a greater cannot be conceived,' it does not follow that what is signified by this name exists in the nature of things, but only that it exists in the apprehension of the understanding.
Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274), Italian philosopher, theologian. Summa Theologiae, I, q. 2, a. 1, ad 2 (c. 1077-1078).
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