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Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you. --Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989)
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. --Michael (Jeffery) Jordan (1963-)
Talk of the devil and he is sure to appear.
The Tao [Way] that can be followed is not the eternal Tao [Way]. The name that can be named is not the eternal name. The nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth, while naming is the origin of the myriad things. Therefore, always desireless, you see the mystery; ever desiring, you see the manifestations. These two are the same--when they appear--they are named differently. --Lao-tzu (the 6th cent.B.C.): Tao Te Ching Chapter 1 (trans. by Charles Muller)
Teaching is learning.
"Tell me how he died." "I will tell you how he LIVED." --Edward Zwick (1952-): The Last Samurai (It is a movie dialogue on the last samurai Katsumoto, portrayed by Ken Watanabe, between the Emperor Meiji by Shichinosuke Nakamura and Captain Nathan Algren by Tom Cruise.)
Temperance is the best physic [medicine].
The tempter, or the tempted, who sins most? --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Measure for Measure
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. --Doris (May) Lessing (1919-): The Children of Violence Book 5 (The Four-Gated City)
That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
That’s one small step for (a) man, (but) one giant leap for mankind. --Neil Alden Armstrong (1930-)
That's water under the bridge [over the dam].
There are faults on both sides.
There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them. --Greta Garbo (1905-90)
There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet
There are one hundred and ninety-three living species of monkeys and apes. One hundred and ninety-two of them are covered with hair. The exception is a naked ape self-named Homo sapiens. --Desmond (John) Morris (1928-): The Naked Ape Introduction
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. --Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
There are places I'll remember all my life.... All these places had their moments, with lovers and friends I still can recall, some are dead and some are living, in my life I've loved them all. --John Lennon (1940-80) "The Beatles": In My Life
There are plenty of other pebbles on the beach [shore].
There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them. --Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962)
There are spots on the sun.
There are three kinds of memory [memories]: good, bad and convenient. --Charles Kuralt (CBS commentator)
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. --W(illiam) Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
There are two kinds of people who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else. --Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis (1850-1933)
There are two things to aim at in life: first to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. --Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)
There is a remedy for everything, could men find it.
There is a time for everything.
There is a time to spare and a time to spend.
There is a time to speak and a time to be silent.
There is many a true tale told in jest.
There is no accounting for tastes.
There is no (such thing as) free lunch. --Milton Friedman (1912-)
There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and activity. --Donald Grant Mitchell (1822-1908)
There is no greater grief than to remember days of joy when misery is at hand. --Dante (Alighieri) (1265-1321)
There is no man so bad but has a secret respect for the good.
There is no place like home.
There is no rose without a thorn.
There is no royal road to learning.
There is no (general) rule without (some) exceptions.
There is no secret to success except hard work and getting something indefinable which we call the "breaks." In order for a writer to succeed, I suggest three things--read and write--and wait. --Countee Cullen (1903-46)
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity. --Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)
There is no smoke without fire.
There is no time like the present.
There is not a moment without some duty. --Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43B.C.)
There is nothing but is good for something.
There is nothing new under the sun. --Bible (Old Testament)
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. --Aldous (Leonard) Huxley (1894-1963)
There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. --Archibald McLeish
There was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Much Ado about Nothing
There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me. --John Erskine (1879-1951)
There's always a bigger fish. --Qui-Gon Jinn --George Lucas (1944-): Star Wars Episode I
There's always something you can do. --David Chandler
There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip.
There's many a true word spoken in jest.
There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. --Hermann Hesse (1877-1962): Demian
There's no substitute for hard work. --Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. --Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
There's nothing you can know that isn't known; nothing you can see that isn't shown; nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be. --John Lennon (1940-80) "The Beatles": All you need is love
They agree like cats and dogs.
They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. --Andy Warhol (1928-87)
They are able because they think they are able. --Vergil (70-19B.C.)
They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. --Benjamin Franklin (1706-90)
They that have no other meat, bread and butter are glad to eat.
They that think none ill are soonest beguiled.
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever. --John Keats (1795-1821): Endymion
A thing you don't want is dear at any price.
The thing you have to be prepared for is that other people don't always dream your dream. --Linda Ronstadt (1946-)
Things at the worst will mend.
Things longed for seem long in coming.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought. --Henri Bergson (1859-1941)
Think of the end before you begin.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! --Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
Think today and speak tomorrow.
Think with the wise but talk with the vulgar.
The third time pays for all.
This land is your land and this land is my land--sure--but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway. --Bob Dylan [Robert Zimmerman] (1941-)
This world is a comedy to those that think; a tragedy to those that feel. --Horace Walpole (1717-97): Letter
This world is but a place of passage.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. --John F(itzgerald) Kennedy (1917-63)
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. --Salvador Dali (1904-89)
Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand. --Patti Smith (1946-)
Those who live in glass houses should not [never] throw stones.
Those whom the gods love die young.
Though this be madness, ye there is method in it [in't]. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet
Though we can't see them, they are there. Things not seen are still there. --Kaneko Misuzu (1903-30): Stars and Dandelions
Thought is action in rehearsal. --Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Thought is free.
A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all. --Georges Bernanos (1888-1948)
Three removes are as bad as a fire.
The three signs of great men are--generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. --Otto von Bismarck (1815-98)
Three women (and a goose) make a market.
Throw a sprat to catch a whale.
Thunder only happens when it's raining. --Stevie Nicks (1948-) "Fleetwood Mac": Dreams
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time flies (like an arrow).
Time has wings.
Time heals wounds.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. --Louis Hector Berlioz (1803-69)
Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. --William (Cuthbert) Faulkner (1897-1962)
Time is a great healer.
Time is money. --Benjamin Franklin (1706-90)
Time is, time was, and time is past. -GO TO AN ORACLE: "|;-D)"? or "|:-<)"?-
Time reveals all things.
Times change and we with them.
To ask pears of an elm tree.
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. --Elbert Green Hubbard (1856-1915)
To be, or not to be: that is the question. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet
To be wise and love exceeds man's might. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Troilus and Cressida
To believe with certainty, we must begin with doubting. --Stanislaus I (1677-1766)
To cast pearls before swine. --Bible
To cast water in to the sea.
To catch the wind in a net.
To cross the Rubicon.
To err is human, to forgive divine. --Alexander Pope (1688-1744): Essay on Criticism
To err is nature, to rectify error is glory. --George Washington (1732-99)
To get profit without risk, experience without danger and reward without work is as impossible as it is to live without being born. --A. P. Gouthey
To handle yourself, use your head; To handle others, use your heart. --(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
To have money is a fear, not to have it a grief.
To kill two birds with one stone.
To know the worst is good.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give. --Tristan Bernard (1866-1947)
To love cake rather than love make.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind. --Theophile Gautier (1811-72)
To overcome evil with good is good, to resist evil by evil is evil. --Muhammad [Mohammed, Mahomet] (570-632)
To pray is to pay attention to something or someone other than oneself. --W(ystan) H(ugh) Auden (1907-73)
To preach [pray] to deaf ears.
To rob Peter to pay Paul.
To strip the wolf of his sheep skin.
To study Buddhism is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be one with all things. To be one with all things is to be enlightened by all things, to be free from attachment to the body and mind of one's self and other's selves. And this traceless enlightenment continues forever. --Dôgen (1200-53): Shôbô-Genzô Genjô-Kôan
To take one foot out of the mire and put in the other.
Today for me tomorrow for thee.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. --Charles Dederich
Today is the scholar of yesterday.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Today we sing tomorrow we weep.
Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions. --Carolyn Heilbrun (1926-)
Tomorrow is another day.
Tomorrow never comes.
Tomorrow today will be yesterday.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Too much is as bad as too little.
Too much praise is a burden.
Too much pudding will choke a dog.
Too much spoils, too little is nothing [does not satisfy].
Too much taking heed is loss.
Too much zeal spoils all.
Toothache tends to start on Saturday night. --Arthur Bloch: Murphy's Law and Other Reasons Why Things Go Wrong!
Trade which, without force or constraint, is naturally and regularly carried on between any two places, is always advantageous to both. --Adam Smith (1723-90): Wealth of Nations
The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. --Benjamin Mays
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. --Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)
Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur. --Yama-no-ue-no Sôji (1544-90)
The tree doth not withdraw its shade, even from the woodcutter.
A tree is known by its fruit. --Bible: Matthew
Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle. --Michelangelo (Buonarroti) (1475-1564)
Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. --Henry J(ohn) Kaiser (1882-1967)
A trouble shared is a trouble halved.
True genius lies not in doing extraordinary things but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. --Louis H. Wilson (1920-)
The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues. --Márcus Aurélius (121-180)
The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to. --Bertie [Robert] Charles Forbes (1880-1954)
Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one. --Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (1903-89)
Truth is stranger than fiction. --George Gordon Byron (1788-1824): Don Juan
Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures. --Han Suyin (1917-)
Truth will come.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value. --Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Turn up the lights; I don't want to go home in the dark. --O. Henry (1862-1910) (The words were uttered in his last moment)
Two blacks do not make a white.
Two dogs strive [fight] for a bone and a third runs away with it.
Two heads are better than one. --Homer (c. 9c.B.C.): Iliad
Two is company, (but) three is none [a crowd].
Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one the stars. --Frederick Langbridge
Two wrongs don't make a right.