Tea Quotes

My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.
Peter Stack, in a movie review in the San Francisco Chronicle, Jan 2, 1983
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
Henry Adams

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - A point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Shelley
Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus, Adversus Valentinianos
Francois marie arouet voltaire - if god did not exist it would be necessary to...
Adlai e. stevenson, j - patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst...

Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.
W. L. George
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.
Chinese Prove
Children are never too tender to be whipped. Like tough beefsteaks, the more you beat them, the more tender they become.
Edgar Allan Poe
Teaching is as sacred as priesthood. If one has not the concern for humanity, the love of living creatures, the vision of the priest and artist, he must not teach.
Pearl Buck
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
Professor Edsger Dijkstra
Edith ann - i like a teacher who gives you something to take...
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Take only pictures, steal only time, leave only footprints.
Unknown
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
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public.
Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno
Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.
Oscar Wilde
The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.
Walter Winchell
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Aristotle
The revolution is not a tea party.
Mao Tse - Tung
There are many fine ideals which are not realisable, and yet we do not refrain from teaching them.
Peretz Smolenskin
Hammer the iron that lies on your anvil instead of daydreaming about working silver.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Bryant McGill, Stanford Lectures on Poetry, 1990
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
E. M. Forste
Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; thus unlamented let me die; steal from the world, and not a stone tell where I lie.
Alexander Pope, "Ode to Solitude".
The teaching of politics is that the Government, which was set for protection and comfort of all good citizens, becomes the principal obstruction and nuisance with which we have to contend? The cheat and bully and malefactor we meet everywhere is the Government.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journal, 1860
No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
He who ceases to learn cannot adequately teach.
Unknown
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Unknown
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
Saying Folk
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half - Especially if he has a teenage daughter.
Guy Albert Lombardo
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
Evelyn Underhill
The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
William John Bennett
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.
Baltasar Gracian
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)
If any human being earnestly desire to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant to attain, in fact, clear and demonstrative knowlegde instead of attractive and probable theory we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks.
Francis Bacon
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Louise Strong
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong.
Norman Douglas