Peter Guthrie Tait Quote
Oh, that's nothing – I could coach a coal scuttle to be Senior Wrangler.
when complimented about coaching his one pupil scoring higher than his rival's pupils at Peterhouse Tripos, as quoted by Cargill Gilston Knott (1911). Life and scientific work of Peter Guthrie Tait. Cambridge University Press. p. 11.