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 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 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 it straight from the horse's mouth.      -- Francis Iles (1893-1970)
Take it_one pitch_at a time. Take it_one day_at at time.?      -- Amanda Scarborough
Take life as it comes.      -- unknown
Take the bull by the horns.      -- North American Saying
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 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
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 what you are conceited about, and I'll tell you what you lack.      -- Argentinian saying, thanks to Diego Paternostro for the translation.
Tell me whom you love and I'll tell you who you are.     -- African-American (on life and living)
Temper justice with mercy.      -- John Milton (1608-1674)
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 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 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'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 what motherhood is: you're working; you're doing 25 different jobs, and you're not getting paid.     -- Melissa Peterman
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
That's what you do all the hard work for, to play in situations that put your body through gruelling times. If you're not up to it, pull out.     -- Lleyton Hewitt
The afternoon knows what the morning never expected.      -- Swedish (on basic truths)
The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority. The gift of motherhood is the selflessness that it introduces you to, and I think that's really freeing... I think it allows you to put yourself in other people's shoes...the empathy that it slugs you with, being a mother. And I think it makes you a better storyteller.     -- Olivia Wilde
The anger of the prudent never shows.      -- Burmese (on anger)
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.      -- Asian Proverb
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.      -- Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.     -- Mark Van Doren
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.     -- Andy Rooney
The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.     -- Robert Brault
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.      -- Michael Althsuler
The bad plowman quarrels with his ox.      -- Korean (on criticism)
The beach game taught me great lessons about how to elevate the play of my teammate, or teammates, and how to anticipate and expect the ball so much more than the indoor game ever could. It taught me - even forced me - to be a much better-all-around player.     -- Karch Kiraly
The beach is a great place to relieve the soul-crushing stress you build up in the traffic going to the beach.     -- Anonymous
The beach is not a place to work; to read, write or to think.      -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.      -- Natalie Angier
The best birthdays of all are those that haven't arrived yet.     -- Robert Orben
The best cure for a short temper is a long walk.      -- unknown
The best mirror is an old friend.      -- George Herbert (1593-1632)
The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.     -- Justin Timberlake
The best quality tea must have the creases like the leather boots of Tartar horsemen, curl like the dewlap of a mighty bullock, unfold like a mist rising out of a ravine, gleam like a lake touched by a zephyr, and be wet and soft like earth newly swept by rain.      -- Lu Yu
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.      -- Anne Frank
The best sauce in the world is hunger.      -- Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)
The best thing about telling the truth is...you don't have to remember what you said!      -- unknown, thanks to Georgie Bee
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.     -- Abraham Lincoln
The best things in life are free.      -- B.G. DeSilva (1927)
The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people.     -- John C. Maxwell
The best way to keep good acts in memory is to repeat them.      -- Cato (234-149 BC)
The best way to predict the future is to create it.      -- unknown; thanks to rapstar.com
The best way to predict the future is to create it.     -- Abraham Lincoln
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.      -- unknown
The blind person is not afraid of ghosts.      -- Burmese (on courage and fear)
The blocks of wood should not dictate to the carver.      -- Maori (on art and creativity)
The brave person regards dying as going home.      -- Chinese (on courage and fear)
The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller but one.      -- George Herbert (1593-1633)
The calm before the storm.      -- unknown
The cat would eat fish but would not get her feet wet.      -- Chaucer (c.1343-1400)
The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses.     -- Carolyn Jarvis
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.     -- John Buchan
The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.     -- Terri Guillemets
The company makes the feast.      -- J. Warton (1653)
The complete fool is half prophet.      -- Yiddish (on foolishness)(Meaning: even a fool is right half the time)
The contented person can never be ruined.      -- Chinese (on conscience)
The continuous drip polishes the stone.     -- Peruvian (on patience)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.     -- Paul Tillich
The crab that walks too far, falls into the pot.      -- Haitian (on caution and care)
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.      -- unknown
The crow may be caged but his thoughts are in the cornfield.      -- Belizean (on temptation)
The darkest hours are just before dawn.      -- English Proverb
The day has eyes; the night has ears.     -- Scottish (on nature)
The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.     -- Jean Cocteau
The deceitful have no friends.     -- Hindi (Asian Indian) (on justice)