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To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.
– Pearl Bailey
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
– Benjamin Jowett
To teach is to learn twice.
– Jeseph Joubert
To teach well is to believe in what and whom you teach.
– Donna Bulger
To Tennessee Williams, children were 'no-neck monsters,' while William Wordsworth apotheosized the newborn infant as a 'Mighty Prophet Seer Blest' Most adults know the truth is somewhere in between.
– Eloise Salholz
to terrify children with hell is that good for the world
– jacob cox
To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it.
– Aristotle
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.
– Hilary Alexander, Sunday Telegraph (1993)
To the biologist the problem of socialism appears largely as a problem of size. The extreme socialists desire to run every nation as a single business concern. I do not suppose that Henry Ford would find much difficulty in running Andorra or Luxembourg on a socialistic basis. He has already more men on his pay-roll than their population. It is conceivable that a syndicate of Fords, if we could find them, would make Belgium Ltd. or Denmark Inc. pay their way. But while nationalization of certain industries is an obvious possibility in the largest of states, I find it no easier to picture a completely socialized British Empire or United States than an elephant turning somersaults or a hippopotamus jumping a hedge.
– J.B.S. Haldane, "On Being the Right Size" in the (1928) book "Possible Worlds"
To the body and mind which have been cramped by noxious work or company, nature is medicinal and restores their tone.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay: Nature
To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
– Peter McWilliams
To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
– William Blake
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
– Benjamin Franklin
To the good listener, half a word is enough.
– Danish proverb
To the knights of faith nobody believes.
– Dejan Stojanovic
To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.
– Abraham Maslow
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
– Abraham Maslow
To the man-in-the-street, who, I'm sorry to say, is a keen observer of life. The word Intellectual suggests straight away. A man who's untrue to his wife.
– W. H. Auden
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
– Jose Antonio Burciaga
To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream.
– Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
To the person who thinks the world is full of fools, look in the mirror.
– Vikrant Parsai
To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
To the pure, all things are pure.
– Arabic Proverb
To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic.
– Albert Schweitzer

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