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Meredith Tanner

whoever said no man is an island was smoking crack. we are ALL islands.
--on the Usenet newsgroup talk.bizarre

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

[...] To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

Nikola Tesla

The last 29 days of the month [are] the hardest.
--in Margaret Cheney's Tesla: Man Out Of Time

Thich Nhat Hanh

If you have a gun, you can shoot one, two, three, five people; but if you have an ideology that you think is the absolute truth, you can kill millions.

Joyce Thompson

It is better to risk falsehood courting laughter than to perpetuate despair by fidelity to truth.
--Conscience Place
SEE ALSO: Pushkin, Aleksander Sergeevich

James Tiptree, Jr. (Alice B. Sheldon)

Passing in any crowd are secret people whose hidden response to beauty is the desire to tear it into bleeding meat.

Alvin Toffler

To prophesy is extremely difficult - especially with respect to the future.
--Future Shock, p. 7 - attributed as a Chinese proverb

John Kennedy Toole

To you character is a psychosis. Integrity is a complex. I've heard it all before. [...] To somebody like you, crusaders and idealists are always beatniks and criminals. It's your defense against them.
--Mrs. Levy, A Confederacy of Dunces

Nathan Torkington

Sometimes it seems the future is bright. This is only because it is on fire.
--on the Usenet newsgroup talk.bizarre

The Toys

Hard work good
And hard work fine
But first take care of head.
--"Smoke Two Joints"

Jeff Trammell

It's a tonguetwister of a life.

Gary Trudeau

But on Planet Downsize, random despair becomes the default paradigm for all worker bees! It's where the generations - your tribe and mine - now converge!
--"Doonesbury," March 15, 1996

Sherry Turkle

Today we suffer, not less, but differently.
--The Second Self, p. 307

George Turner

The most secretive of cabals is a government pretending democracy.
--Drowning Towers

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)

The reason I dread writing letters is because I am so apt to get to slinging wisdom and forget to let up. Thus much precious time is lost.
--as quoted in Pat Murphy's Wild Angel

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