Quotes starting with T

Below you will find our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings starting with the letter T, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.     -- Bob Dylan
Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.      -- Phillip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, (1694-1773)
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.     -- Jim Rohn
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.     -- Jim Rohn
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.      -- Mary Tyler Moore
Take every moment in your stride to make it worth a treasure of life. It is never too late to be what you are destined for. Only it matters how you take the moment & make it beautiful.     -- Dr. Anil Kr Sinha
Take it one pitch at a time. Take it one day at at time.     -- Amanda Scarborough
Take it straight from the horse's mouth.      -- Francis Iles (1893-1970)
Take life as it comes.      -- unknown
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.?     -- Ovid
Take the bull by the horns.      -- North American Saying
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.     -- Martin Luther King Jr.
Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.     -- Marc Riboud
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.     -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.     -- Euripedes
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.     -- Euripedes
Tap even a stone bridge before crossing it.      -- Korean (on vigilance)
td>Caesar did not merit the triumphal car more than he that conquers himself.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world.      -- T'ien Yi-heng
Tea is quiet and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.      -- James Norwood Pratt
Tea is wealth itself, because there is nothing that cannot be lost, no problem that will not disappear, no burden that will not float away, between the first sip and the last.      -- The Minister of Leaves, The Republic of Tea
Tea tempers the spirit and harmonizes the mind; dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness.      -- Lu Yu
Tea! thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid,... thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing, heart-opening, wind-tippling cordial, to whose glorious insipidity I owe the happiest moment of my life, let me fall prostrate.      -- Colley Cibber
Tea's proper use is to amuse the idle, relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence.      -- Samuel Johnson
Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual.     -- Thomas de Quincey
Tea- the cups that cheer but not inebriate.      -- William Cowper
Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself.     -- Chinese Proverb
Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.     -- Unknown Author
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.     -- Helen Caldecott
Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.     -- Eugene P. Bertin
Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.     -- William Arthur Ward
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.     -- Jacques Barzun
Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.     -- Unknown Author
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.     -- Bob Talbert
Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts.     -- Unknown Author
Teams are not ends in themselves; they are a means by which to achieve other organizational goals.     -- Richard Wellins
Teamwork appears most effective if each individual helps others to succeed, increasing the synergy of that team; ideally, every person will contribute different skills to increase the efficiency of the team and develop its unity.     -- Andrew Carnegie
Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.     -- Author Unknown
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.     -- Brian Tracy
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.     -- Andrew Carnegie
Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.     -- John C. Maxwell
Teamwork makes the dream work.     -- Bang Gae
Teamwork represents a set of values that encourage behaviors such as listening and constructively responding to points of view expressed by others, giving others the benefit of the doubt, providing support to those who need it, and recognizing the interests and achievements of others.     -- Katzenbach & Smith
Teamwork. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.     -- Justin Sewell
Teamwork: I love the idea of all for one especially if that one is me.     -- Jarod Kintz
Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we.     -- Author Unknown
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.      -- Christian Nevell Bovee
Tears are often a gift from God, and sadness is a healthy emotion.     -- Alan Loy McGinnis
Teenagers learn best by doing things, they learn best in teams and they learn best by doing things for real - all the opposite of what mainstream schooling actually does.      -- Geoff Mulgan
Teeth placed before the tongue give good advice.      -- Italian (on advice)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.     -- Benjamin Franklin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.     -- Benjamin Franklin
Tell me something only you know and make a new friend.     -- Dejan Stojanovic
Tell me what you are conceited about, and I'll tell you what you lack.      -- Argentinian saying, thanks to Diego Paternostro for the translation.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.     -- Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Tell me whom you love and I'll tell you who you are.     -- African-American (on life and living)
Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.     -- Stephanie Klein
Temper justice with mercy.      -- John Milton (1608-1674)
Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction     -- John Owen
Temptation is stronger in the minds of people who are in doubt. Prayer makes it weaker.     -- Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza
Temptation is the feeling we get when encountered by an opportunity to do what we innately know we shouldn't.     -- Steve Maraboli
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.     -- William Shakespeare
Temptation likes best those who think they have a natural immunity, for it may laugh all the harder when they succumb.     -- Catherynne M. Valente
Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open.     -- Arnold Glasow
Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a man's fingers.     -- Chinese Proverbs
Temptations are a file which rub off much of the rust of our self-confidence.     -- Francois Fenelon
Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.     -- Orlando A. Battista
Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.     -- John Bunyan
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.     -- Kahlil Gibran
Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.     -- Roger Kahn
Tennis belongs to the individualistic past - a hero, or at most a pair of friends or lovers, against the world.     -- Jacques Barzun
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.     -- Billie Jean King
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.     -- Billie Jean King
Tennis is an addiction that once it has truly hooked a man will not let him go.     -- Russell Lynes
Tennis is more than just a sport. It's an art, like the ballet. Or like a performance in the theater. When I step on the court I feel like Anna Pavlova. Or like Adelina Patti. Or even like Sarah Bernhardt. I see the footlights in front of me. I hear the whisperings of the audience. I feel an icy shudder. Win or die! Now or never! It's the crisis of my life.     -- Bill Tilden
Tennis is mostly mental. Of course, you must have a lot of physical skill but you can't play tennis well and not be a good thinker. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.     -- Venus Williams
Tennis is the loneliest sport     -- Andre Agassi
Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball.     -- Billie Jean King
Tennis uses the language of life. Advantage, service, fault, break, love, the basic elements of tennis are those of everyday existence, because every match is a life in miniature.      -- Andre Agassi
Tennis: a racquet sport in which two players compete to see who has the shortest temper, the worst memory, the poorest eyesight, and the slowest watch.     -- Author Unknown
Tennis: the most perfect combination of athleticism, artistry, power, style, and wit. A beautiful game, but one so remorselessly travestied by the passage of time.     -- Martin Amis
Thank goodness for the first snow. It was a reminder - no matter how old you became and how much you'd seen, things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.     -- Candace Bushnell
Thank Heaven! the crisis --The danger, is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last --, and the fever called ''Living'' is conquered at last.      -- Edgar Allan Poe
Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.     -- Alice Walker
Thanks cost nothing.      -- Creole (on gratitude)
That feelings of love and hate make rational judgments impossible in public affairs, as in private affairs, we can clearly enough see in others, though not so clearly in ourselves.     -- Herbert Spencer
That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours.     -- Kristin Hannah
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.     -- Friedrich Nietzsche
That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.     -- Ninon de L'Enclos
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it.... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.     -- Paracelsus
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.     -- William J. H. Boetcker
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.     -- William Boetcker
That's part of fast pitch softball, being able to move runners and execute the short game. _It's a very quick game. _Sixty feet, you bobble it once, and these kids are going to be safe. You have to play quick, but you can't be in a hurry.      -- John Rittman
That's the thing about memories, you can't forget them.     -- Lex Luthor
That's the worst way to miss somebody. When they're right beside you and you miss them anyway.     -- Pittacus Lore
That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.      -- Simone de Beauvoir
That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.      -- Doris Lessing
That's what motherhood is: you're working; you're doing 25 different jobs, and you're not getting paid.     -- Melissa Peterman
That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.     -- Deb Caletti
That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love, you keep pretending - performing. You get to love your pretence. It's true, we're locked in an image, an act - and the sad thing is, people get so used to their image, they grow attached to their masks. They love their chains. They forget all about who they really are. And if you try to remind them, they hate you for it, they feel like you're trying to steal their most precious possession.     -- Jim Morrison