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Quotes by Author -  T (91)
AuthorQuote Topic
Tacitus, "Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee. "History
Tacitus, "Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader. "Business
Taylor, Marvin"Love is not singular except in syllable. "Love
Taylor, Elizabeth"Everything makes me nervous - except making films. "Movie
Teller, Edward"The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. "Science
Teller, Edward"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. "Science
Teney, Emmanuel"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. "Faith
Teresa, Mother"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. "Love
Teresa, Mother"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."Love
Teresa, Mother"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. "Peace
Teresa, Mother"Peace begins with a smile."Peace
Teresa, Mother"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. "Love
Teresa, Mother"We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. "Love
Tharp, Twyla"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. "Art
Tharp, Marye"Any communication or marketing professional needs cross-cultural research and communication skills to be able to succeed in the future. "Business
Thatcher, Margaret"Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend. "History
Thatcher, Margaret"It was sheer professionalism and inspiration and the fact that you really cannot have people marching into other people's territory and staying there. "History
Thatcher, Margaret"To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best. "History
Thatcher, Margaret"What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. "Success
Thatcher, Margaret"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us. "History
Thomas, Dylan"You can tear a poem apart to see what makes it tick... You're back with the mystery of having been moved by words. The best craftsmanship always leaves holes and gaps... so that something that is not in the poem can creep, crawl, flash or thunder in. "Poetry
Thomas, Lewis"The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. "Science
Thomas, Edward"The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence. "Love
Thomas, Lewis"The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning. "Science
Thomas, Lewis"The uniformity of earth's life, more astonishing than its diversity, is accountable by the high probability that we derived, originally, from some single cell, fertilized in a bolt of lightning as the earth cooled. "Science
Thomas, Debi"I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true. "Dream
Thoreau, Henry David"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. "Life
Thoreau, Henry David"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. "Life
Thoreau, Henry David"The language of friendship is not words but meanings. "Friendship
Thoreau, Henry David"The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. "Friendship
Thoreau, Henry David"I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business. "Business
Thoreau, Henry David"What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. "Education
Thoreau, Henry David"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. "Imagination
Thoreau, Henry David"Men have become the tools of their tools. "Technology
Thoreau, Henry David"What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party. "War
Thoreau, Henry David"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on? "Society
Throop, Kelvin"If people behaved like governments, you'd call the cops. "Government
Thurber, James"Love is what you've been through with somebody. "Love
Thurman, Judith"This is the river of the great 19th-century landscapists; of Cole, Cropsey and Church, and at the end of the summer it lies motionless under the haze as under a light coat of varnish. "Art
Tocquevill, Alexis de e"We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects. "Business
Tocqueville, Alexis de"History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. "History
Toffler, Alvin"To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke. "Business
Toffler, Alvin"One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition. "Society
Toffler, Alvin"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor. "Science
Tolstoy, Leo"Music is the shorthand of emotion. "Music
Tomkins, Calvin"Each year, it seems, larger and more daunting mountains of text rise from the lush lowlands of visual reproduction. "Technology
Tomlin, Lily"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. "Society
Tomlin, Lily"Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them. "Government
Tomlin, Lily"Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. "Success
Torke, Michael"Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B Minor Mass? "Music
Torvalds, Linus"The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it. "Technology
Torvalds, Linus"Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. "Technology
Tournier, Dr. Paul"Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual. "Religion
Tournier, Dr. Paul"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. "Business
Toynbee, Arnold J."The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves. "Society
Toynbee, Arnold J."History is a vision of God's creation on the move. "History
Toynbee, Arnold J."Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor. "History
Trevelyan, G. M."Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. "Education
Trillin, Calvin"I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally. "Imagination
Trilling, Lionel"The poet... may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather. "Poetry
Trilling, Lionel"Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal. "Art
Truffaut, Francois"Film lovers are sick people. "Movie
Truman, Harry S."The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's. "History
Trump, Donald"A friend called me up the other day and talked about investing in a dot-com that sells lobsters. Internet lobsters. Where will this end? The next day he sent me a huge package of lobsters on ice. How low can you stoop? "Technology
Tse-Tung, Mao"Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically. "History
Tuchman, Barbara W."War is the unfolding of miscalculations. "War
Tuchman, Barbara W."The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion. "History
Tucker, Anne"All art requires courage. "Art
Turner, Dale"Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, thereare still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waitingto be born. "Dream
Turner, Adm Stansfield"We talked for a few more minutes and then the president turned to the vice president and said he'd just narrowed the candidates to one. And my 31-year naval career flew out the window. "History
Turner, Ted"Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth, down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million..."Business
Turner, Ted"My son is now an "entrepreneur." That's what you're called when you don't have a job. "Business
Tutu, Bishop Desmond"When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. "Religion
Tutu, Bishop Desmond"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. "History
Twain, Mark"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. "Education
Twain, Mark"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. "Experience
Twain, Mark"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way. "Experience
Twain, Mark"Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may. "Patriotism
Twain, Mark"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. "Business
Twain, Mark"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. "Life
Twain, Mark"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. "Life
Twain, Mark"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up. "Intelligence
Twain, Mark"We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened. "Religion
Twain, Mark"But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? "Religion
Twain, Mark"There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. "Science
Twain, Mark"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. "Imagination
Twain, Mark"The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. "History
Twain, Mark"It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. "Business
Tynan, Kenneth"The buttocks are the most aesthetically pleasing part of the body because they are non-functional. Although they conceal an essential orifice, these pointless globes are as near as the human form can ever come to abstract art. "Art
Tzu, Sun"All war is deception. "War
Tzu, Lao"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage. "Love


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