Top Te Quotes

Browse top 98 famous quotes and sayings about Te by most favorite authors.

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1. "I think we're quite unique in that we do have our own sound and approach and we don't really care what's going on elsewhere... we've never wanted to be part of another trend or movement."
Author: Alex Lifeson
2. "You have given intelligence to find one solution, and imagination to find ten."
Author: Amit Kalantri
3. "If you feel like an outsider, you tend to observe things a lot more."
Author: Anderson Cooper
4. "Weeping is terrible for the complexion" said Leonie, holding Shayndel close, "but it is very good for the soul."
Author: Anita Diamant
5. "Vietnam is the Liberals' favorite was because America lost"
Author: Ann Coulter
6. "The doctor who applied a stethoscope to my heart was not satisfied. I was told to get my papers with the clerk in the outer hall. I was medically rejected."
Author: C. S. Forester
7. "What did he do to you?" "This," I said, holding up my hand. There was a shattering noise as Renee dropped her plate.  "It's on her right hand," Darah pointed out. "Oh," Renee said, leaning down to get the plate. "So I broke a plate for nothing."
Author: Chelsea M. Cameron
8. "Desire overwhelmed me once she had gone. But it was not a desire for Homer. I had to return to the library. I could already smell the books' muskiness and in my mind turned over pages with as many differing textures as a forest; pages that were brittle and fragile which had to be coaxed to turn; pages that were soft and scented, presenting their words as if the were a gift in the palm of a hand, and pages that fell open heavily of their own accord as if weighted by the importance of their message. But more than anything else I was compelled by their mystery, by all the stories they had yet to tell me.'I have to go to the library, Homer. I have to be with the books."
Author: Christine Aziz
9. "There would be no more offerings. Not this day. Not any day. Humankind had suffered enough for its love of gods, its long search for God. He thought of the many centuries in which his people, the Jews, had negotiated with God, complaining, bickering, decrying the unfairness of things but always - always - returning to obedience at whatever the cost. Generations dying in the ovens of hatred. Future generations scarred by the cold fires of radiation and renewed hatred."
Author: Dan Simmons
10. "I am too fucking fragile. I hate being fragile."
Author: Dave Eggers
11. "Far better than a precise plan is a clear sense of direction and compelling beliefs. And that lies within you. The question is, how do you evoke it?"
Author: Dee Hock
12. "Thinking of death--strange, beautiful, terrible and a long way off--made me feel happier than ever."
Author: Dodie Smith
13. "As we hoped, our kids began to learn Italian. One day Isaac sat down to dinner, looked at the plate of pasta we'd prepared, made a face, and said, "Che schifo!" a vulgar expression meaning "Gross!" We were so proud."
Author: Douglas Preston
14. "Equality doesn't exist in nature and therefore can be established only by force. He who wants geographic equality has to dynamite mountains and fill up the valleys. To get a hedge of even height one has to apply pruning shears. To achieve equal scholastic levels in a school one would have to pressure certain students into extra hard work while holding back others."
Author: Erik Von Kuehnelt Leddihn
15. "There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
16. "Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity."
Author: Gary Ryan Blair
17. "Most revolutions start small and simmer under the surface gathering strength, adding to an ideology, gaining favourable opinion- first as acredible alternative and then as the majority view"
Author: Gyan Nagpal
18. "Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways."
Author: H. Jackson Brown Jr.
19. "She looked at him, his soft brown eyes and tall form, and contemplated raising herself on her toes and kissing his ear, or his cheek...Instead, impulsively before leaving, she reached up and smoothed his mussed hair.Mr. Bradford beamed."
Author: Heather Dixon
20. "Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience."
Author: Henry David Thoreau
21. "His eldest sister (who modestly prefers to be identified here as a Tuckahoe homemaker) has asked me to describe him as looking like 'the blue-eyed Jewish-Irish Mohican scout who died in your arms at the roulette table at Monte Carlo."
Author: J.D. Salinger
22. "Speechlessness, however, affirmed in the diagnosis, is carefully based on the facts of the examination, as we see by rendering the statements concerned, just as they stand in examination and diagnosis: "If thou examinest a man having a wound in the temple, ...; if thou ask of him concerning his malady and he speak not to thee; ...; thou shouldst say concerning him, 'One having a wound in his temple, ... (and) he is speechless'."
Author: James Henry Breasted
23. "In early 2008, it was confirmed that there would be an opportunity to build applications for the iPhone. We were fortunate enough to make the right call on that: to bet early, to put resources into it and have a pretty good application in the store at the moment when it opened."
Author: Jeremy Stoppelman
24. "The true story of every person in this world is not the story you see, the external story. The true story of each person is the journey of his or her heart."
Author: John Eldredge
25. "What truly is logic? Who decides reason? [...] It is only in the mysterious equations of love that any logic or reason can be found."
Author: John Nash
26. "You wanted a wife but I wasstill a girl."
Author: Kate Chisman
27. "I want to be alone. (Sin)Well, how fine is that? Here it is our wedding day and you wish to spend it alone. Fine, then, call me shoe leather and have done with it. (Callie)I beg your pardon? Call you what? (Sin)Shoe leather. You know, the inconsequential matter that you treat upon without thought. (Callie)"
Author: Kinley MacGregor
28. "Every character has to want something, even if it's only a glass of water."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
29. "When I was reading books for 'Seesaw Girl,' I came across several references to the fact that in the 11th and 12th centuries, Korean pottery was considered the finest in the world. I liked that - the idea of a little tiny country being the best at something."
Author: Linda Sue Park
30. "When demons are required someone will always be found to supply the part, and whether you step forward or are pushed is all the same in the end."
Author: Margaret Atwood
31. "Why doesn't anyone ask me anything about the last two years?" I asked her."The answer is very simple. We're afraid to ask because we're afraid of knowing... Maybe if we don't talk about it, and maybe if we pretend it never happened, it will be forgotten."
Author: Marina Nemat
32. "Dar a D•os lo que es de D•os y al César lo que es del César: repartija y prorrateo."
Author: Mario Benedetti
33. "All the Disney lead male characters always have this kind of John Davidson kind of look to them. They all look like the same guy, and all the females look like the same, and I think the guys are just way too big."
Author: Mike Judge
34. "Rest is a decision we make. Rest is choosing to do nothing when we have too much to do, slowing down when we feel pressure to go faster, stopping instead of starting. Rest is listening to our weariness and responding to our tiredness, not to what is making us tired. Rest is what happens when we say one simple word: "No!" Rest is the ultimate humiliation because in order to rest, we must admit we are not necessary, that the world can get along without us, that God's work does not depend on us. Once we understand how unnecessary we are, only then might we find the right reasons to say yes. Only then might we find the right reasons to decide to be with Jesus instead of working for him. Only then might we have the courage to take a nap with Jesus."
Author: Mike Yaconelli
35. "I do not know that the Chinese system is any worse; there is a limit to the evil one despot alone can do, and if he is truly vicious he can be overthrown; a hundred corrupt members of Parliament may together do as much injustice or more, and be the less easy to uproot."
Author: Naomi Novik
36. "If you look at suicides, most of them are connected to depression. And the mental health system just fails them. It's so sad. We know what to do. We just don't do it."
Author: Rosalynn Carter
37. "While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance, and when he is dead we rate them by his best."
Author: Samuel Johnson
38. "I feel that for the first time in a long time, educated Pakistanis are returning to their country to start up educational projects, to start up businesses, so instead of the brain-drain that happened in the 1950s and 1960s, the country is growing and improving economically."
Author: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
39. "Upset The Established Order Of Your Life And Everything Becomes Chaos...To A Degree That You Wont Be Able To Differentiate Between Mere Illusions And Solid Reality"
Author: Sherif A. El Mawardy
40. "It was the first genuinely shining day of summer, a time of year which brought Eleanor always to aching memories of her early childhood, when it seemed to be summer all the time; she could not remember a winter before father's death on a cold wet day."
Author: Shirley Jackson
41. "When we finished the kiss she said laughing, I can taste your loneliness - it tastes like vinegar. That annoyed me. Everyone knows loneliness tastes like cold potato soup."
Author: Steve Toltz
42. "Salander was the woman who hated men who hate women."
Author: Stieg Larsson
43. "Flavius's foot catches on a metal grate over a circular opening in the floor, and my stomach contracts when I think of why a room would need a drain. The stains of human misery that must have been hosed off these white tiles..."
Author: Suzanne Collins
44. "If you do not pour water on your plant, what will happen? It will slowly wither and die. Our habits will also slowly wither and die away if we do not give them an opportunity to manifest. You need not fight to stop a habit. Just don't give it an opportunity to repeat itself. (67)"
Author: Swami Satchidananda
45. "Truth out of season bears no fruit" To me, that means two things. One: There's a time and place for every kind of knowledge to flourish. Two: The personal characteristics of great messengers are usually irrelevant."
Author: The RZA
46. "Hezbollah's contempt for human suffering is total, as it showed once again this morning when its rockets murdered two Israeli Arab children in Nazareth."
Author: Tom Lantos
47. "Adventure, my dear, is as much a state of mind as anything else. One can travel the world and never find the excitement to be found within arm's reach.Remain true to yourself, but understand happiness may not always be found in the plans we have laid out for ourselves, but rather in the unforeseen turns life takes us. Do not close your mind, or your heart, to the unexpected twists of life. It is those unexpected paths that could well lead to the greatest adventures of all."
Author: Victoria Alexander
48. "We're gonna totally sell out and try to dominate the world."
Author: Wes Borland
49. "Technique is of less interest than character and story."
Author: William Friedkin
50. "There is no gender to my music. There's no male or female voice, no trite lyrics or poetry. It's much more abstract, so it lives with you longer."
Author: Yanni

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