Favourite Fifteen – Tea Quotes


1. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”C.S. Lewis

2. “A cup of tea would restore my normality.”Douglas Adams

3. “When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things.”Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

4. “What kind of tea do you want?”

“There´s more than one kind of tea?…What do you have?”

“Let´s see… Blueberry, Raspberry, Ginseng, Sleepytime, Green Tea, Green Tea with Lemon, Green Tea with Lemon and Honey, Liver Disaster, Ginger with Honey, Ginger Without Honey, Vanilla Almond, White Truffle Coconut, Chamomile, Blueberry Chamomile, Decaf Vanilla Walnut, Constant Comment and Earl Grey.”

-“I.. Uh…What are you having?… Did you make some of those up?”Bryan Lee O’Malley, Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life

5. “There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.”Gary Snyder

6. “I had a little tea party / This afternoon at three. / ‘Twas very small- / Three guest in all- / Just I, myself and me.”Jessica Nelson North

7. “Tea. I find that both settles the stomach and concentrates the mind. Wonderful drink, tea.”Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

8. “While there is tea, there is hope.”Arthur Wing Pinero

9. “There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading.”Alan Clark

10. “Tea is one of the main stays of civilization in this country.”George Orwell, Smothered Under Journalism: 1946

11. “Find yourself a cup of tea, /the teapot is behind you. / Now tell me about /hundreds of things.” Saki, The Complete Saki

12. “Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!”Agatha Christie

13. “The taste you will find in the chest of Tea you won’t be able to find it in any other chest.” S.N

14. Make Tea Not War. ~ Monty Python, Flying Circus

15. There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea. ~ Bernard-Paul Heroux

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