Tea Quotes

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Joseph Addison
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
Robert A. Heinlein

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
Marie Curie
Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.
John A. Rassias
Socrates - i cannot teach anybody anything, i can only make...
Ronald reagan, address to the nation, jan 16, 1984 - history teaches that wars begin when governments...

A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.
Chinese prove
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - - Rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
Bill Beattie
The scars of others should teach us caution.
Saint Jerome, Lette
The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Sir John Lubbock
Denis watley - failure should be our teacher, not our...
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
What thwarts us and demands of us the greatest effort is also what can teach us most.
Matthew Arnold
Reason and Justice tell me that there is more love of man in electricity and steam, than in chastity and refusal to eat meat.
Chekov of Tolstoy
The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie!
Ogden Nash
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
E. M. Forste
Immature poets imitate mature poets steal.
T. S. Eliot
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Lydia Sigourney
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Mrs. Sigourney
Wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart.
John Knowles
Tears at times have all the weight of speech.
Ovid
Slow and steady wins the race.
Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
Kurt Lewin
Tell me.... And I Forget, Teach me..... And I Learn, Involve Me..... And I Remember.
Benjamin Franklin, Card
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow
The acquisition of knowledge is the mission of research, the transmission of knowledge is the mission of teaching and the application of knowledge is the mission of public service.
James A. Perkins
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Zig Zigla
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Warren Bennis
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Diana Rankin
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self - Distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
Orison Swett Marden
The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
Sir George Savile
No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
Isadora Duncan, The Sensational Life of Isadora Duncan
The incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne